ICAP

Welcome to ANApatterns.org, the official website for the International Consensus on Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Pattern (ICAP). ICAP was initiated as a workshop aiming to thoroughly discuss and to promote consensus regarding the richness in nuances of morphological patterns observed in the indirect immunofluorescence assay on HEp-2 cells. The ICAP initiative was implemented at the 12th International Workshop on Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity (IWAA) by members of theAutoantibody Standardization Committee, a subcommittee of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) Quality Assessment and Standardization Committee and affiliated with the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention(CDC).

Citation for this work: E.K.L. Chan, J. Damoiseaux, O.G. Carballo, K. Conrad, W. de Melo Cruvinel, P.L.C. Francescantonio, M.J. Fritzler, I. Garcia-De La Torre, M. Herold, T. Mimori, M. Satoh, C.A. von Mühlen, and L.E.C. Andrade. Report of the First International Consensus on Standardized Nomenclature of Antinuclear Antibody HEp-2 Cell Patterns (ICAP) 2014-2015 (Front. Immunol. 2015, Aug 20;6:412).

Representative images, based on pixel dimension, resolution, and size, were submitted online by ICAP members. For each pattern, between 2 to >10 images were submitted. Most patterns had average 5 to 8 images. More than ten ICAP members voted for the best three images representing each pattern and the top two images for each pattern are displayed on this web site. (For an introduction of the website with some graphic images, click here.)


 
Announcements
Tue, 11 Oct 16 3rd ICAP on 13th International Workshop on Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity (IWAA2016) View Details
Thu, 23 Jun 16

New images added:
AC-1, AC-2, AC-3, AC-6, AC-7, AC-10, AC-11, AC-12, AC-13, AC-14, AC-16, AC-18, AC-19, AC-20, AC-21, AC-23, AC-24 and AC-27.

 
Wed, 01 Jun 16 NEW PUBLICATION : Report on the second International Consensus on ANA Pattern (ICAP) workshop in Dresden 2015. Lupus (2016) 25, 797?804 View Details
Wed, 25 May 16 The complete translation draft to German goes online.  
Tue, 15 Mar 16 The complete translation draft to Italian goes online.  
Tue, 01 Mar 16 Supplemental file download problem fixed  
Fri, 26 Feb 16 NEW PUBLICATION : International Consensus on ANA Patterns (ICAP): the bumpy road towards a consensus on reporting ANA results. Autoimmunity Highlights, 7:1. View Details
Fri, 26 Feb 16 NEW PUBLICATION : Report on the second International Consensus on ANA Pattern (ICAP) workshop in Dresden 2015. Lupus, in press.  
Fri, 26 Feb 16 Updating in Organizers - Translation team members View Details
Wed, 10 Feb 16 The complete translation draft to Portuguese from Portugal goes online.  
Tue, 02 Feb 16 The complete translation draft to Spanish goes online.  
Thu, 10 Dec 15 The complete translation draft to Portuguese from Brazil goes online.  
 
 
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