Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 724592, 8 pages
Research Article

Detection of Antiphosphatidylserine/Prothrombin Antibodies and Their Potential Diagnostic Value

1Immunology Laboratory, Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
2Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Science and Information Technology, University of Primorska, 6000 Koper, Slovenia
3Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 15 July 2013

Academic Editor: Guixiu Shi

Copyright © 2013 Polona Žigon 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.

Citations to this Article [7 citations]

The following is the list of published articles that have cited the current article.

  • Savino Sciascia, Munther A. Khamashta, and Maria Laura Bertolaccini, “New Tests to Detect Antiphospholipid Antibodies: Antiprothrombin (aPT) and Anti-Phosphatidylserine/Prothrombin (aPS/PT) Antibodies,” Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 16, no. 5, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • S. Sciascia, and M. L. Bertolaccini, “Antibodies to phosphatidylserine/prothrombin complex and the antiphospholipid syndrome,” Lupus, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1309–1312, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • N. M. Heikal, T. D. Jaskowski, E. Malmberg, G. Lakos, D. W. Branch, and A. E. Tebo, “Laboratory evaluation of anti-phospholipid syndrome: a preliminary prospective study of phosphatidylserine/prothrombin antibodies in an at-risk patient cohort,” Clinical & Experimental Immunology, vol. 180, no. 2, pp. 218–226, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Polona Žigon, Katja Perdan Pirkmajer, Matija Tomšič, Tanja Kveder, Borut Božič, Snežna Sodin Šemrl, Saša Čučnik, and Aleš Ambrožič, “Anti-Phosphatidylserine/Prothrombin Antibodies Are Associated with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes,” Journal of Immunology Research, vol. 2015, pp. 1–8, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • H. Kelchtermans, L. Pelkmans, B. de Laat, and K. M. Devreese, “IgG/IgM antiphospholipid antibodies present in the classification criteria for the antiphospholipid syndrome: a critical review of their association with thrombosis,” Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • T. Marchetti, P. de Moerloose, and J.C. Gris, “Antiphospholipid antibodies and the risk of severe and non-severe pre-eclampsia: the NOHA case-control study,” Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 675–684, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • O Amengual, R Forastiero, M Sugiura-Ogasawara, K Otomo, K Oku, C Favas, J Delgado Alves, P Žigon, A Ambrožič, M Tomšič, I Ruiz-Arruza, G Ruiz-Irastorza, M L Bertolaccini, G L Norman, Z Shums, J Arai, A Murashima, A E Tebo, M Gerosa, P L Meroni, I Rodriguez-Pintó, R Cervera, J Swadzba, J Musial, and T Atsumi, “Evaluation of phosphatidylserine-dependent antiprothrombin antibody testing for the diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome: results of an international multicentre study,” Lupus, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 266–276, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar