Comparison of Biomarkers for Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Pediatric research (2015)


Differentiation of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) fever from other childhood fevers is often delayed due to the lack of reliable, specific biomarkers. We hypothesized that PD-L1 expression is dysregulated in SJIA monocytes and compared it to other candidate SJIA biomarkers.