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Table 3 Frequency of other selected autoantibodies in women with premature ovarian failure (POF) and control women matched for age and parity.

From: Ovarian antibodies as detected by indirect immunofluorescence are unreliable in the diagnosis of autoimmune premature ovarian failure: a controlled evaluation

Antibody Test Women with POFa n = 26 Control Womena n = 26
Antithyroid peroxidase ≥ 0.9 u/mL 9 (35)b 3 (12)
Antiparietal Cell ≥ 1:10 4 (15)b 0 (0)
ANA ≥ 1:80 5 (19) 6 (23)
Rheumatoid Factor ≥ 1:320 2 (8) 0 (0)
  1. aValues are the number of positive tests, in parentheses are percent positive bSignificantly different from controls (P < 0.05, Fischer's exact test).