What is the role of abetimus in the treatment of lupus nephritis?

Updated: Mar 04, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence H Brent, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Abetimus is a B-lymphocyte tolerogen that was found to be ineffective in preventing flares of lupus nephritis in a large controlled trial, although it did reduce levels of anti-DNA antibodies. [74]


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