[Distribution of the HL-A antigens in patients with pigeon breeder's lung].Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1978 Feb 25; 108(8):315-7.SM
HLA B8 was found in 29% of patients suffering from pigeon fancier's lung, as compared with a normal frequency of HLA B8 of 17%. In patients suffering from the acute form of the disease HLA B8 was found in 42%. HLA B13 and HLA BW17 could not be demonstrated in any patient with pigeon fancier's lung.