TITLE

Quantitative assays for anti-aquaporin-4 antibody with subclass analysis in neuromyelitis optica

AUTHOR(S)
Isobe, Noriko; Yonekawa, Tomomi; Matsushita, Takuya; Kawano, Yuji; Masaki, Katsuhisa; Yoshimura, Satoshi; Fichna, Jakub; Chen, Shu; Furmaniak, Jadwiga; Smith, Bernard Rees; Kira, Jun-ichi
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Multiple Sclerosis Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p1541
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research that examines the quantitative assays for anti-aquaporin-4 (anti-AQP4) antibody with neuromyelitis optica subclass analysis. The study shows no association between anti-AQP4 antibody immunoglobulin G (IgG) subclasses or antibody positivity and clinical parameters following p values adjustment. It also notes the significance of flow cytometric assay (FCMA) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in detecting and quantifying anti-AQP4 antibodies.
ACCESSION #
83003034

 

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