Ovarian antibodies as detected by indirect immunofluorescence are unreliable in the diagnosis of autoimmune premature ovarian failure: a controlled evaluation

@article{Novosad2003OvarianAA,
  title={Ovarian antibodies as detected by indirect immunofluorescence are unreliable in the diagnosis of autoimmune premature ovarian failure: a controlled evaluation},
  author={Judy A Novosad and Sophia N. Kalantaridou and Z. B. Tong and Lawrence M. Nelson},
  journal={BMC Women's Health},
  year={2003},
  volume={3},
  pages={2 - 2}
}
BACKGROUND: Ovarian antibodies as detected by indirect immunofluorescence have been used to detect ovarian autoimmunity, but to our knowledge the rate of false positive findings using this method has never been reported. METHODS: Here we examine whether a commercially available ovarian antibody test system, using cynomologous monkey ovary, might be useful in the diagnosis of autoimmune premature ovarian failure. The test was performed in a blinded manner in 26 young women with 46,XX spontaneous… CONTINUE READING
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