Lab findings predictors of activity among patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Background: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease with a complex aetiology. Clinical criteria for SLEDAI activity rely on laboratory determinations for its interpretation.
Hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis and Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, autoimmune, multisystemic disease. Its course alternates between episodes of disease activity and disease control. Its clinical expression has a wide variety of presentations, including damage to multiple organ systems.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Albumin-Globulin Index, a specific finding in lupus flares?
Introduction: Systemic lupus erythematosus is the classic model of autoimmune disease. Several types of immunoglobulins are involved in the disease development, mainly IgG, IgM and IgA.
The polymerase chain reaction-based SARS-CoV-2 detection
Background: the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction is a highly precise technique in the detection and amplification of genetic material, and therefore in the detection of viruses.