Anti Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibody - P
What is p - ANCA?
Myeloperoxidase or perinuclear antinuclear cytoplasmic antibody is useful to detect
several types of Systemic necrotising vasculitis such as Microscopic polyarteritis
and Crescentic glomerulonephritis. p-ANCA is found commonly in Churg Strauss
syndrome and 50% of patients with Ulcerative colitis.