Laboratory results

  • Autoantibody testing negative for 
    • Extractable nuclear antigens (ENA) including JO-1, scl-70
    • Rheumatoid factor (RF)
    • Anti-CCP
  • Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA): 1:160
  • Laboratory profile: uneventful

BAL: mixed cell pattern with predominant neutrophils
Provided by Prof. Heussel and PD Kreuter (Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Germany)
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