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Sjögren’s syndrome

This section deals with the clinical condition Sjögren's syndrome, listing the relevant immunological tests, together with a short explanation of their use.

Relevant immunological tests:

There may be considerable overlap with other autoimmune disorders, including SLE.

Characteristically antinuclear antibodies and antibodies to extractable nuclear antigens (particularly antibodies to Ro or SS-A, and antibodies to La or SS-B) are found.

Rheumatoid factor and raised immunoglobulins may be found.

 

(Last updated October 9th 2014)