Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Auto-Antibodies (ANCA) in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Influence of Disease Activity and Familial Study
In ours series 1) no relationship between ulcerative colitis (UC) activity and antineutrophil cytoplasmic auto-antibodies (ANCA) monitored by indirect immunofluorescence was observed in sera from 25 repeatedly tested patients with UC 2) ANCA did not appear as being potentially a genetic marker of susceptibility to UC as previously reported.
KeywordsInflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis Indirect Immunofluorescence Allergy Clin Immunol Healthy Blood Donor
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