Women and Autoimmune Disease

Women and Autoimmune Disease

Reducing the burden of autoimmune disease in women includes:

  • Understanding risk factors
  • Making rapid, accurate diagnoses when symptoms occur
  • Implementing appropriate therapies
  • Monitoring treatment

Laboratory diagnostic testing plays an integral role in caring for women with autoimmune diseases. Siemens' comprehensive solutions follow the complete continuum of care for autoimmune disease, including early detection of rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, our solutions in healthcare IT support the exchange of data for making informed decisions.

Siemens Solutions for Autoimmune Disease Testing

 ADVIA Centaur SystemsADVIA Chemistry SystemsDimension SystemsDimension EXL SystemsDimension Vista SystemsIMMULITE SystemsOther Siemens Systems
Anti-CCP         X 
Rheumatoid factor    X    X    X*    X*    X     X
C reactive protein    X    X    X    X    X    X    X
AST    X    X    X    X    X  
ALT    X    X    X    X    X  
ALP    X    X    X    X    X  
GGT    X    X    X    X    X  
Inflammatory markers         X 
CBC with smear          X


*open channel assay

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