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Proteinase III antibodies
|Category||Immunology and PRU|
|Reporting frequency||3 days|
Possible clinical association – Renal diseases (and vasculitis), Wegener’s. Useful in monitoring disease.
Reference range: 0-6 IU/mL
This test is added if ANCA is positive. If you have strong clinical indications of ANCA-associated vasculitis, but negative results for MPO and PR3 antibodies, please call a Consultant on 020 8725 5016 to discuss the possibility of testing with alternative methods.
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