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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 2015–2016 | Cite as

Clinical relevance of ANCA in small-vessel vasculitis: positioning of antigen-specific immunoassays

  • Jan Damoiseaux
  • Xavier Bossuyt
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Disclosures

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Diagnostic LaboratoryMaastricht University Medical CenterMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Laboratory MedicineUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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