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Table 1 Anti paternal cytotoxic antibody (APCA) in couples with Normal fertility compared towomen with RSA.

From: Humoral immune response to an allogenic foetus in normal fertile women and recurrent aborters

Group of Patients No. of couples No. of APCA +ve * Range of APCA titer % +ve
Normal pregnant women     
* 0–3 month 15 7 1:2 – 1:16 46.66
* 4–6 month 15 5 1:4 – 1:32 33.33
*7–9 month 15 6 1:8 – 1:64 40.00
Post delivery     
* 0–6 month 15 6 1:2 – 1:256 40.00
Women with RSA     
* One month post abortion 105 9 1:2 – 1:4 8.57
** 1 – 3 month pregnancy (RSA women) 60 4 1:2 – 1:4 6.66
  1. * Any titer ≥ 1:2 was taken as positive RSA vs. Control : X2 = 28.781 p < 0.001 ** RSA women after pregnancy on regular follow up Non pregnant RSA vs. Pregnant RSA X2 = 0.192 p > 0.05