Rheumatology Book


Anti-ribonucleoprotein Antibody

Aka: Anti-ribonucleoprotein Antibody, Anti-RNP Antibody, Anti-U1 snRNP Antibody, Ribonucleoprotein Antibody, Anti-RNP, Anti-U1 snRNP
  1. See Also
    1. Antinuclear Antibody
  2. Negative
    1. Normal
  3. Positive (percentage refers to sensitivity)
    1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30-40%)
      1. Correlates with disease activity
    2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (10%)
    3. Sjogren's Syndrome (15%)
    4. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (95%)
    5. Systemic Sclerosis (30%)
    6. Drug Induced Lupus (<5%)
  4. References
    1. Gladman in Klippel (1997) Rheumatic Diseases p. 255-6
    2. Peng in Ruddy (2001) Kelley's Rheumatology, p. 161-72
    3. Callegari (1995) Postgrad Med, 97(4):65-74 [PubMed]
    4. Lane (2002) Am Fam Physician 65(6):1073-80 [PubMed]

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