Autoimmune and Inflammation Panel


Autoimmune conditions occur when the body attacks itself. This panel includes blood markers that light up in the following autoimmune conditions (symptoms in brackets):

  • Sjogren’s Syndrome (dry eyes)
  • Scleroderma / Systemic Sclerosis (skin thickening)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (facial rash, swelling, joint problems, fatigue)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) (join swelling and stiffness, especially in the mornings)
  • Vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation affecting kidneys, lungs, nerves)
  • Autoimmune markers Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)
  • Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA)

The Autoimmune and Inflammation Panel also includes two key markers of acute or chronic inflammation:

  • Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)