Laboratory Medicine and Quality Assurance

Table. 1.

Baseline data of proficiency tests for autoimmune antibodies, 2018–2019

Program Tests Report form Character
Autoimmune antibodies I ANA Qualitative Mandatory
Pattern and titer in positive results Educational challenge
AMA Qualitative Mandatory
SMA Qualitative Mandatory
Autoimmune antibodies II Anti-Tg Quantitative Mandatory
Anti-TPO Quantitative Mandatory
Anti-dsDNA Qualitative Mandatory

Abbreviations: ANA, anti-nuclear antibody; AMA, anti-mitochondrial antibody; SMA, anti-smooth muscle antibody; anti-Tg, anti-thyroglobulin antibody; anti-TPO, anti-thyroperoxidase antibody; anti-dsDNA, anti-double strand DNA antibody.

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