Anti Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibody - P (p - ANCA)
Anti MPO Antibodies
What is p - ANCA?
Myeloperoxidase or perinuclear antinuclear cytoplasmic antibody is useful to detectseveral types of Systemic necrotising vasculitis such as Microscopic polyarteritisand Crescentic glomerulonephritis. p-ANCA is found commonly in Churg Strausssyndrome and 50% of patients with Ulcerative colitis.
Preparation for p - ANCA
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for p - ANCA
The sample type collected for Anti Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibody - P is: Blood