• EULAR: Assess for PR3-MPO-ANCA as primary testing method for ANCA-associated vasculitis

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Rheumatologists should assess for PR3- and MPO-ANCA using a “high-quality antigen-specific assay” as the primary testing method for patients suspected of ANCA-associated vasculitis, according to updated EULAR recommendations.
    “The 2008 and 2016 EULAR recommendations for the management of have provided guidance in clinical practice,” Bernhard Hellmich, MD, the chair of the department of internal medicine, rheumatology and immunology at the Medius Klinik Kirchheim in Germany, told attendees during EULAR 2022 Congress. “But since
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