Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (P-ANCA, C-ANCA)

Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (P-ANCA, C-ANCA) is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:

Cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (c-ANCA), perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (p-ANCA).

Rationale

To assist in diagnosis and monitoring of therapeutic interventions for glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) (formerly Wegener granulomatosis [WG]).

Patient Preparation

There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

(Method: Indirect immunofluorescence) Negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

N/A

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Synonym/Acronym:

Cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (c-ANCA), perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (p-ANCA).

Rationale

To assist in diagnosis and monitoring of therapeutic interventions for glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) (formerly Wegener granulomatosis [WG]).

Patient Preparation

There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

(Method: Indirect immunofluorescence) Negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

N/A

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