Ku antibodies are detectable in 5-25 % of patients with Polymyositis/Scleroderma overlap syndrome.

As their specificity is low, the determination of Ku antibodies in case of suspicion of Polymyositis/Scleroderma overlap is diagnostically relevant only after the possibility of another connective tissue disease has been ruled out.


Antigen used by D-tek

Recombinant, human, expressed in Baculovirus-infected Sf9 cells (for more information on our antigens click here)