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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 651058, 7 pages
Automated Indirect Immunofluorescence Evaluation of Antinuclear Autoantibodies on HEp-2 Cells
1Institute for Experimental Immunology, Euroimmun AG, Seekamp 31, 23560 Lübeck, Germany
2Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck, Germany
Received 5 October 2012; Accepted 18 October 2012
Academic Editor: Dimitrios P. Bogdanos
Copyright © 2012 Jörn Voigt et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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