Anti-Carboanhydrase II antibodies

Indication

No specific indication.

These antibodies can be found in several inflammatory conditions


Method

Western Blot


Answer

The result is given as negative or positive.


Interpretation

In cases of tumor-like pancreatic lesions of unknown origin, antibodies against carbonic anhydrase are associated with an autoimmune pancreatitis instead of underlying malignancy. In other cases, these antibodies are of low diagnostic value since they can be found in several inflammatory conditions.

 

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