Evaluation of an ELISA method for the measurement of antibodies to dsDNA.

Abstract

Anti-dsDNA is found in 60-70% of patients with active, untreated systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its detection serves as an important tool in the diagnosis and monitoring of these patients. This study evaluates the use of an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (Elisa) to detect these antibodies. Its performance is also compared to the older, but… (More)

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