Autoimmune diseases are characterized, amongst many other diverse features, by the occurrence of antibodies reacting with self-constituents of the body. They can be detectable in several biological fluids and by means of different techniques. The discovery of autoantibodies brought about a revolution in diagnosis and was the first of the many strides that have led to greater understanding of human autoimmune diseases.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - 2007|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)