By Richard A. DeRemee (auth.), Wolfgang L. Gross (eds.)
Preface: Pathophysiological Athophysiological facets and Antigen Specificity: cANCA-Targets. Proteinase three and so forth. pANCA-Targets: a. Myeloperoxidase. pANCA-Targets: b. different Lysosomal Antigens. ANCA-Targets: Endothelial cellphone components. Animal reviews and Animal types. medical features of Wegener's Granulomatosis and different ANCA linked illnesses: Wegener's and ANCA linked Vasculitis. healing recommendations. ANCA and Inflamatory Bowel and Liver ailments: Gastroenterologic features. a hundred articles. Index.
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PATIENTS AND METHODS Sequential study Six patients with Wegener's granulomatosis and 4 with microscopic polyarteritis were included in this study. Disease activity was graded using clinical and laboratory parameters, but without knowledge of the autoantibody levels. Serum level of AECA was measured with an established enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (11 ). Adenine uptake The uptake of 3H-adenine by HUVEC was measured by modification of a previously described assay (12). Second passage HUVEC at confluence on 96x6mm ELISA plates (Nunc) were incubated with Hanks' buffered salt solution containing 2% bovine serum albumin (HBSS/BSA), then with sera from patients diluted 1:4 in HBSS/BSA in triplicates of 100 111 per well, each for one hour at 37°C.
ANCA-Associated Vasculitides: Immunological and Clinical Aspects by Richard A. DeRemee (auth.), Wolfgang L. Gross (eds.)