3 Methods for Measuring C1-INH Activity Give Comparable Results

3 Methods for Measuring C1-INH Activity Give Comparable Results

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3 Methods for Measuring C1-INH Activity Give Comparable Results

Assessing C1-inhibitor (C1-INH) activity for the diagnosis and monitoring of hereditary angioedema (HAE) can be done through three distinct validated methods with similar accuracy, a new study found. The study, “Parallel comparison of three methodologies for measuring functional C1-inhibitor in Hereditary angioedema patients,” was published in International Immunopharmacology. Characterized by sudden but temporary swelling in the deeper layers of the skin, HAE is caused by a lack of functional C1-INH, a protein that normally plays a…

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