Autoimmune diseases result from a disruption of the immune system that leads to the production of lymphocytes and antibodies against its own components.
These autoantibodies appear in the blood where they can be detected and are very useful markers for diagnosis.

Detecting auto-antibodies in the early stages of an autoimmune disease allows immediate treatment to be initiated and irreversible damage to be avoided.

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