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Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Apr;958:293-6.

BCG vaccination and GAD65 and IA-2 autoantibodies in autoimmune diabetes in southern India.

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Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. sanjeevi.carani@molmed.ki.se

Abstract

This paper reports a study to determine whether BCG vaccination is associated with an increase or decrease in GAD65 and I-A2 autoantibodies in cases of IDDM and NIDDM in southern India. It is concluded that BCG vaccination has an immunomodulatory role in these diseases.

PMID:
12021127
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