Antibodies against neutrophil cytoplasmic components in Kawasaki disease.

@article{Soppi1992AntibodiesAN,
  title={Antibodies against neutrophil cytoplasmic components in Kawasaki disease.},
  author={Esa Soppi and E P I Salo and Pirkko Pelkonen},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={269-72}
}
The occurrence of antibodies against neutrophil cytoplasmic components in 39 children (23 boys, 16 girls, median age 2.0 years) with Kawasaki syndrome was studied. The conventional indirect immunofluorescence test (ANC-Ab) on alcohol-fixed neutrophils and two commercially available ELISA tests (ANCA-EIA and MPO-EIA) were employed to detect the antibodies… CONTINUE READING