Table 4

Relationship between EIA, CLIFT, hypocomplementemia and flare within 90 days

dsDNA titres at baseline visit (non-flare) (EIA/CLIFT)Mild flare at next encounter ≤90 daysSevere flare at next encounter ≤90 days
Patients (n=7)Low complementsPatients (n=4)Low complements
H/H1000
H/M0022
L/M1100
L/L1011
L/N1000
N/N3011
  • CLIFT, Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence test ; EIA, enzyme immunoassay; H, high positive; L, low positive; M, moderate positive.