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Antibodies Against Citrullinated Peptides

A Role in the Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis



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September 2008

Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussions of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our presenter for this program is Dr. Melissa Snyder, Director of the Antibody Immunology Laboratory, in the Division of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Snyder discusses the use of anti-citrulline antibody in the Mayo connective tissue disease cascade algorithm to improve the specificity for diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

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