What is the role of antibody and immunoserology tests in the workup of drug eruptions?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jonathan E Blume, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Antibody and/or immunoserology tests may be ordered. Antihistone antibodies are noted in persons with drug-induced SLE, whereas anti-Ro/SS-A antibodies are most common in persons with drug-induced SCLE.


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