Relationship of Circulating Anti-C3b and Anti-C1q IgG to Lupus Nephritis and Its Flare.

@article{Birmingham2016RelationshipOC,
  title={Relationship of Circulating Anti-C3b and Anti-C1q IgG to Lupus Nephritis and Its Flare.},
  author={Daniel Joseph Birmingham and Joshua E. Bitter and Ezinne Grace Ndukwe and Sarah Dials and Terese R. Gullo and Sara Conroy and Haikady N. Nagaraja and Brad H. Rovin and Lee A. Hebert},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={47-53}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Autoantibodies to complement C1q (anti-C1q) are associated with the diagnosis of lupus nephritis. In this study, we compare anti-C1q IgG with another complement autoantibody, anti-C3b IgG, as a biomarker of lupus nephritis and lupus nephritis flare. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Our investigation involved the Ohio SLE Study, a prospective observational cohort of patients with recurrently active lupus who were followed bimonthly. Serum anti-C1q and… CONTINUE READING

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