Tag: ANCA Antibodies

Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA, MPO, PR3)

ANCA

Also Known As:  ANCA Antibodies, cANCA. pANCA. Serine Protease 3. MPO, PR3, Anticytoplasmic Autoantibodies, 3-ANCA, PR3-ANCA, MPO-ANCA, Myeloperoxidase Antibodies, Proteinase 3 Antibodies Test Panel: C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Complementm Urinalysis, Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae Antibodies (ASCA), Calprotectin, Lactoferrin Why Get Tested: For the diagnosis of Wegener’s granulomatosis. This is also done to follow the course of the disease and monitor the response to treatment of Wegener’s granulomatosis. This may be done for other autoimmune diseases. This test is indicated in case of vasculitis and in inflammatory bowel disease. When […]