The serum angiotensin converting enzyme and lysozyme levels in patients with ocular involvement of autoimmune and infectious diseases


Sahin O., Ziaei A., Karaismailoglu E., Taheri N.

BMC OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.16, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

Özet

Background: Increased serum levels of angiotensin converting enzyme and lysozyme are considered as inflammatory markers for diagnosis of sarcoidosis which is an autoimmune inflammatory disease. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the significance of differences in serum angiotensin converting enzyme and lysozyme levels of patients with ocular involvement of other autoimmune inflammatory and infectious diseases.