Clinical Dermatology Review

RHEUMATO-DERMATOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29--33

Demystifying antinuclear antibodies and other serological tests in dermatology practice


Anupam Berwal1, Indira Bairy2, Akshita Gupta3 
1 Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Mcrobiology, KMC Manipal, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Indira Bairy
Department of Microbiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
India

The presence of various autoantibodies in patients' sera is the most common marker of autoimmune diseases, and detection of these antinuclear antibodies (ANAs) aid the diagnosis of several autoimmune disorders in clinical practice; this review article is on ANA assays and other serological tests, specifically the ANA and their interpretation, correlation with its applicability in the dermatology practice.


How to cite this article:
Berwal A, Bairy I, Gupta A. Demystifying antinuclear antibodies and other serological tests in dermatology practice.Clin Dermatol Rev 2019;3:29-33


How to cite this URL:
Berwal A, Bairy I, Gupta A. Demystifying antinuclear antibodies and other serological tests in dermatology practice. Clin Dermatol Rev [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Sep 20 ];3:29-33
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