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Antiphospholipid antibodies detected by line immunoassay differentiate among patients with antiphospholipid syndrome, with infections and asymptomatic carriers

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Background

Antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) can be detected in asymptomatic carriers and infectious patients. The aim was to investigate whether a novel line immunoassay (LIA) differentiates between antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and asymptomatic aPL+ carriers or patients with infectious diseases (infectious diseases controls (IDC)).

Methods

Sixty-one patients with APS (56 primary, 22/56 with obstetric events only, and 5 secondary), 146 controls including 24 aPL...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13075-016-1018-x

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ORCID:
0000-0002-6861-6827
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Arthritis Research and Therapy Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
111
Publication date:
2016-05-21
Acceptance date:
2016-05-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-6362
ISSN:
1478-6354
Pubs id:
pubs:939819
URN:
uri:7f975ec7-5e8f-4fe5-951c-8b909ca1f982
UUID:
uuid:7f975ec7-5e8f-4fe5-951c-8b909ca1f982
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pubs:939819

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