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Avise SLE is a 5-marker panel consisting of serological and flow cytometric tests performed using a standard blood specimen, and shipped to our specialized laboratory for processing. Specifically, the panel includes testing of the following markers:
Using the science above, Avise SLE is most impactful when ordered as a first step in patient treatment to help physicians with SLE diagnosis by providing:
Avise SLE Diagnostic Immunology:
Specimen Collection & Handling Details:
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1 - SLE has many common disease mimickers – Fibromyalgia (+ ANA), Sjogren’s syndrome, Dermatomyositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Primary antiphospholipid syndrome, Neoplasms (hematologic), Vasculitis, etc.
2 - In case of a negative ANA result using ELISA, indirect immunofluorescence is used.
3 - Liu C et al. Cell-bound Complement Biomarkers for Systematic Lupus Erythematosus: From Benchtop to Bedside. 2009; 164(2).
4 - Kalunian K et al. The Contribution of Cell Bound Comple- ment Activation Products to the Diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. American College of Rheumatology meeting, Chicago November 5th 2011 (presentation 597).
5 - Clinical Laboratory News, Nov 2011: vol 37, pg 1