Anti-CCP and Anti-CEP-1 ELISA for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease which causes severe damage to the joints and leads to serious mobility impairment in the affected persons. RA cannot be cured, but can nowadays be treated, if diagnosed on time. In contrast to rheumatoid factors (RF), antibodies against the so-called citrullinated peptides (anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies, ACPA) […]


Anti-NMDAR encephalitis main topic at “The Lancet Neurology Conference”

Experts from different countries gathered at the international Lancet Neurology Autoimmune Disorder Conference on 26th and 27th March in Barcelona to discuss the latest findings in research on neuronal autoimmunity and target antigens in CNS. EUROIMMUN was one of the major sponsors of the conference. N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR), an important molecule for the synaptic impulse


Antibody test systems for non-invasive diagnostics of nephropathy

There are diseases whose pathogenesis has been known for decades. The actual cause, however, remains a secret despite intensive research. For decades, it has been known that deposits of immune complexes are formed along the basal membrane of the glomerulus in membranous nephropathy (previously known as membranous glomerulonephritits), causing tissue inflammation and impairment of kidney filtration. But the antigen which is targeted by

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