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Anticardiolipin antibody (ACLA) was positive in 32% and Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) was positive in 43% of the patient's sample.
A literature search of previously published cases concerning ANCA induction in infective endocarditis was performed via PubMed and Medline using the title and abstract entries "endocarditis" and "ANCA or antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody," yielding 70 relevant cases [1,5-39].
Coexistent antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody and antiglomerular basement membrane antibody associated disease--report of six cases.
Prevalence of positive antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) in patients receiving antithyroid medication.
Further serology workup including antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA), anticardiolipin antibody and anticyclic citrulinated peptide (CCP) antibody were also negative.
One of the critical elements of the diagnostic evaluation is laboratory testing for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) and proteinase 3 (PR3).
The antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) tests are the first serologies to order when a patient is suspected of having some kind of vasculitis as manifest, for example, by diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, nephritis without another explanation, or a pulmonary-renal syndrome.
Crohn's disease and sarcoidosis, deep fungal infection (candida, histoplasmosis and paracoccidioidomycosis), tuberculosis ,other granulomatous infections like midline lethal granuloma, midline NK/T-cell lymphomas, other antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) positive vasculitis, drug induced gingival enlargement and rarely cicatricialpemphigoid (CP) or mucous membrane pemphigoid should be included in the differential diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis.
Order a urine culture, serum BUN and creatinine measures, a renal ultrasound, and "some serology" such as antinuclear antibody, C3, Streptozyme, or antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody tests, he said.
Clinical applications of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing.
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody correlates with chronic pouchitis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody in inflammatory bowel and hepatobiliary diseases.