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Serologic diagnosis of NMO: a multicenter comparison of aquaporin-4-IgG assays.

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OBJECTIVES: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) immunoglobulin G (IgG) (aquaporin-4 [AQP4] IgG) is highly specific for NMO and related disorders, and autoantibody detection has become an essential investigation in patients with demyelinating disease. However, although different techniques are now used, no multicenter comparisons have been performed. This study compares the sensitivity and specificity of different assays, including an in-house flow cytometric assay and 2 commercial assays (ELISA and t...

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Journal:
Neurology More from this journal
Volume:
78
Issue:
9
Pages:
665-669
Publication date:
2012-02-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Language:
English
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pubs:246314
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uuid:d0831197-cfc5-4ff6-a774-a6cb526d43d9
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246314
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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