Klaus Wielckens

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Anti-glycolipid antibodies are associated with immune-mediated neuropathies and screening is often performed as part of the diagnostic assessment for patients presenting with peripheral neuropathy. We report our experience in testing for immunoglobulin (Ig) G and IgM anti-glycolipid (GM1, GM2, GM3, GM4, GD1a, GD1b, GD2, GD3, GT1a, GT1b, GQ1b, sulfatides)(More)
The new selective access analysis system BM/Hitachi 917 was evaluated in an international multicentre study, mainly according to the ECCLS protocol for the evaluation of analysers in clinical chemistry. Forty-three different analytes, covering 56 different methods--enzymes, substrates, electrolytes, specific proteins, drugs and urine applications--were(More)
INTRODUCTION Heavy chain diseases (HCD) are neoplastic proliferations of B cells which secrete truncated immunoglobulin heavy chains without associated light chains. Being rare and probably underdiagnosed diseases the aim of this report is to show an additional case of gamma heavy chain disease in a 48 year old female patient with rheumatoid arthritis(More)
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