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This note was received from Drs. C. E. Buckley and F. C. Dorsey too late to be published as an addendum to their paper "Serum Immunoglobulin Levels Throughout the Life-Span of Healthy Man," in the November issue (Ann Intern Med 75:673-682):
Milner and Calitz (1) have recently described significant race-related differences in serum immunoglobulin levels in Bantus and individuals of mongoloid and white extraction living under similar environmental conditions (1). Our observations reinforce theirs. Genetic differences in immunoglobulin levels occur between races and are greater than those of socioeconomic or environmental origin. The importance of Milner and Calitz's and similar
Addendum: Immunoglobulins and Ethnic Groups. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:972. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-75-6-972_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(6):972.
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