Diagnostic performance of the "MESACUP anti-Skin profile TEST".

  title={Diagnostic performance of the "MESACUP anti-Skin profile TEST".},
  author={Orsolya N. Horv{\'a}th and Rita E Varga and Makoto Kaneda and Enno Schmidt and Thomas Ruzicka and Mikl{\'o}s S{\'a}rdy},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  volume={26 1},
BACKGROUND The "MESACUP anti-Skin profile TEST" is a new, commercially available ELISA kit to detect circulating IgG autoantibodies against desmoglein 1, desmoglein 3, BP180, BP230, and type VII collagen, both simultaneously and more rapidly than previous assays. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of this kit for the diagnosis of pemphigus foliaceus, pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. MATERIALS & METHODS Dual… CONTINUE READING