Diagnostics of dysimmune peripheral neuropathies

Diego Franciotta, Matteo Gastaldi, Luana Benedetti, Giampaola Pesce, Tiziana Biagioli, Francesco Lolli, Gianna Costa, Cristina Melis, Francesca Andreetta, Ornella Simoncini, Claudia Giannotta, Elena Bazzigaluppi, Raffaella Fazio, Roberta Bedin, Diana Ferraro, Sara Mariotto, Sergio Ferrari, Elisabetta Galloni, Valentina De Riva, Elisabetta ZardiniAndrea Cortese, Eduardo Nobile-Orazio

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Abstract

This document presents the guidelines for anti-ganglioside antibody testing that have been developed following a consensus process built on questionnaire-based surveys, internet contacts, and discussions at workshops of the sponsoring Italian Association of Neuroimmunology (AINI) congresses. Main clinical information on dysimmune peripheral neuropathies, indications and limits of anti-ganglioside antibody testing, instructions for result interpretation, and an agreed laboratory protocol (Appendix) are reported for the communicative community of neurologists and clinical pathologists.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-247
Number of pages5
JournalNeurological Sciences
Volume38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2017

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Keywords

  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • Neurological autoimmune diseases
  • Peripheral nervous system

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  • Dermatology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Diagnostics of dysimmune peripheral neuropathies. / Franciotta, Diego; Gastaldi, Matteo; Benedetti, Luana; Pesce, Giampaola; Biagioli, Tiziana; Lolli, Francesco; Costa, Gianna; Melis, Cristina; Andreetta, Francesca; Simoncini, Ornella; Giannotta, Claudia; Bazzigaluppi, Elena; Fazio, Raffaella; Bedin, Roberta; Ferraro, Diana; Mariotto, Sara; Ferrari, Sergio; Galloni, Elisabetta; De Riva, Valentina; Zardini, Elisabetta; Cortese, Andrea; Nobile-Orazio, Eduardo.

In: Neurological Sciences, Vol. 38, 01.10.2017, p. 243-247.

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Franciotta, D, Gastaldi, M, Benedetti, L, Pesce, G, Biagioli, T, Lolli, F, Costa, G, Melis, C, Andreetta, F, Simoncini, O, Giannotta, C, Bazzigaluppi, E, Fazio, R, Bedin, R, Ferraro, D, Mariotto, S, Ferrari, S, Galloni, E, De Riva, V, Zardini, E, Cortese, A & Nobile-Orazio, E 2017, 'Diagnostics of dysimmune peripheral neuropathies', Neurological Sciences, vol. 38, pp. 243-247. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-017-3025-3
Franciotta, Diego ; Gastaldi, Matteo ; Benedetti, Luana ; Pesce, Giampaola ; Biagioli, Tiziana ; Lolli, Francesco ; Costa, Gianna ; Melis, Cristina ; Andreetta, Francesca ; Simoncini, Ornella ; Giannotta, Claudia ; Bazzigaluppi, Elena ; Fazio, Raffaella ; Bedin, Roberta ; Ferraro, Diana ; Mariotto, Sara ; Ferrari, Sergio ; Galloni, Elisabetta ; De Riva, Valentina ; Zardini, Elisabetta ; Cortese, Andrea ; Nobile-Orazio, Eduardo. / Diagnostics of dysimmune peripheral neuropathies. In: Neurological Sciences. 2017 ; Vol. 38. pp. 243-247.
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