Figure 3.

Comparison of automated and visual interpretation of ANCA IIF patterns in patient and control samples of the 'test set' on ethN (A) and formN (B). Patterns of ethN and formN were first detected automatically by AKLIDES™ and then interpreted manually by a routine fluorescence microscope. GPA, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) (n = 59); EGPA, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Syndrome) (n = 40); MPA, microscopic polyangiitis (n = 20); SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus (n = 40); RA, rheumatoid arthritis (n = 30); RA RV, rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid vasculitis (n = 10); Cr V, cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis (n = 10); HC, healthy control (n = 44); S Scl, systemic sclerosis (n = 38), Inf dis, infectious disease (n = 51).

Knütter et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R271   doi:10.1186/ar4119
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