Laboratory diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndromes

H. Reyes, L. Dearing, R. L. Bick, Y. Shoenfeld, J. B. Peter*

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The search for clinical outcomes associated with antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) has been ongoing for a decade. This article focuses on the clinical rise of tests for the detection of aPL. A review of the current thinking regarding the pathophysiology of antiphospholipid syndromes is relevant to the discussion of different aPL assays and methodologies. The value of aPL testing in specified patient populations is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-108
Number of pages24
JournalClinics in Laboratory Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


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