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)