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Can we develop better diagnostic testing for autoimmune diseases?

The process of diagnosis for autoimmune disease is often prolonged and difficult. Current testing (e.g. ANA test) is often not well-correlated with the disease status and can impede diagnosis. A longitudinal study could be done with this data set to look for other biomarkers that might be better correlated with disease state, facilitating early diagnosis.

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