Table 3 Antibody frequencies of initially asymptomatic mothers (n = 51)
Initial diagnosisFinal diagnosis asymptomatic/pauci UAS (%)Final diagnosis poly/SS/SLE (%)p Value
Asymptomatic (n = 51):
+Ro/+La (n = 24)13 (54)11 (46)0.011
+Ro (n = 27)24 (89)3 (11)
  • SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; SS, Sjögren syndrome; UAS, undifferentiated autoimmune syndrome.