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Although serum levels of the acute‐phase reactant C‐reactive protein (CRP) usually parallel disease activity in inflammatory states, it is widely believed that systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an exception. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/art.24316. Well, since it is an exception we cannot say CRP levels are not reliable indicators of ...


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Both of these studies involve a rodent inflammation model where complete freund's adjuvant is injected to incite inflammation, and then rats are given an alcohol-based coriander seed extract or other injections. These are pretty low-quality papers in low-quality journals. I'll start with the one you link second: Deepa, B., Acharya, S., & Holla, R. (2020)...


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Yes, there actually is a correct answer to this: not every autoimmune disease is antibody driven. Take coeliac disease: antibodies are just an epiphenomenon of the immune process, which is actually cell-mediated (Medscape). Thinking about the pathophysiology of certain autoimmune diseases should help in understanding this: something goes wrong in the antigen ...


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I have a auto immune inflammatory arthritis and Vietnam time my crp was elevated was xinhua chest infection. They measure my c3 and c 4 which are elected and I'm Told more accurate markers.


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