anti-LKM

anti-LKM

An antibody against liver and kidney cells, sometimes found circulating in the blood of people with autoimmune hepatitis.
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An extensive diagnostic workup discarded any other known etiology for liver disease, included viral serology for hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV, CMV, EBV, HSV, HIV), auto-antibodies (ANA, AMA, ASMA, anti-LKM, anti-Sp100, anti-gp210, anti-LC1, anti-SLA) and extensive toxicology screening.
Even though anti-LKM and anti-LM are the most developed autoantibodies in autoimmune DILI (Watkins and Seeff 2006), the transient appearance of c-ANCA in our patient could be attributed to the induction of immune mechanisms by QpE.