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Related to Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody: Wegener's granulomatosis, vasculitis, antinuclear antibody, Protein electrophoresis
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Prediction of relapses in Wegener's granulomatosis by measurement of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody levels: a prospective study.
Genentech and collaborators are leading research in the field of immunology by developing a pipeline of potential agents for various immune-mediated diseases, with ongoing clinical trials in lupus, RA, MS and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis.
Cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (C-ANCA) was positive, perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (P-ANCA) was negative, and open lung biopsy showed capillaritis.
Rituxan is also being studied in other autoimmune diseases with significant unmet medical needs, including lupus nephritis and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis.
In addition, rheumatoid factor, antinuclear factor, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody results were negative, and retroviral antibody and surface antigen for hepatitis B were nonreactive.
Finally, autoimmunity screening for antinuclear factor (ANF), rheumatoid factor, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody also yielded negative results.
Further workup yielded negative results for antinuclear antibody, rheumatoid factor, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody tests.
Should rituximab be used to treat antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis?
13,14) Additional clinical workup for nasal septal perforation may include an antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) test to look for Wegener's granulomatosis, measurements of serum ACE and calcium levels, and chest radiography to screen for sarcoidosis.
C3, C4, antinuclear antibody, antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus were all negative.
There were no significant differences in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody titers at any time.