In Japan a significant number of adolescent girls complain of unusual symptoms after Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, and these symptoms, composed of orthostatic dysregulation, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and cognitive dysfunction are considered adverse effects of HPV vaccination.
Intrathecal Thyroid Autoantibody Synthesis in
a Subgroup of Patients With Schizophreniform
Autoantibodies targeting self-antigens are hallmarks of many systemic and organ-specific autoimmune diseases. In a clinical laboratory setting, autoantibodies against nuclear and some cytoplasmic antigens are routinely screened by the indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) on HEp-2 cells (HEp-2-IFA).