How are autoimmune diseases diagnosed?

Diagnosing an autoimmune disease involves identifying the antibodies your body is producing.

The following tests may be used to diagnose an autoimmune disease:

  • autoantibody tests
  • antinuclear antibody tests
  • complete blood count
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Last updated on May 05, 2017