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31

Which bacteria reach the joint dead in reactive arthritis?

Yersinia, salmonella, and shigella in monocytes

32

What is the cytokine response seen in reactive arthritis?

High IL-4, IL-10

33

Name some treatments for AS?

Back exercises
Good posture
Smoking cessation
NSAIDS- limit formation of new bone growth
Antibiotics
Anti-TNF biologic