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What are the cuases of elevated anticardiolipin antibodies?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Auto-immunity

Anticardiolipin antibodies are commonly present in systemic lupus and related disorders.
These antibodies are also present due to syphilis. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc95774/.

In brief: Auto-immunity

Anticardiolipin antibodies are commonly present in systemic lupus and related disorders.
These antibodies are also present due to syphilis. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc95774/.
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