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Table 1 Patient characteristics of the 'test set' comprising 342 serum samples.

From: Automated interpretation of ANCA patterns - a new approach in the serology of ANCA-associated vasculitis

Diagnosis n (%) age gender f/m
GPA 59 (17.3) 21 - 81 36/23
EGPA 40 (11.7) 21 - 70 20/20
MPA 20 (5.8) 17 - 80 13/7
SLE 40 (11.7) 20 - 72 31/9
RA 30 (8.8) 40 - 81 23/7
RA and rheumatoid vasculitis 10 (2.9) 44 - 67 5/5
Cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis 10 (2.9) 43 - 78 7/3
Systemic sclerosis 38 (11.1) 35 - 84 27/11
Infectious diseases 51 (14.9) 5 - 86 46/5
Healthy controls 44 (12.9) 23 - 71 28/16
  1. Patients with GPA consist of cases with generalized and localized GPA demonstrating inactive as well as active disease. Patients with EGPA cover cases with active and inactive disease. EGPA, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Syndrome); GPA, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's); f, female; m, male; MPA, microscopic polyangiitis; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.