Autoantibody Standardization Committee

About the Autoantibody Standardization Committee

Who We Are

We are the Autoantibody Standardization Committee in Rheumatic and Related Disorders of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), The World Health Organization (WHO), The Arthritis Foundation (AF), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Roles & Responsibilities

Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) Reference Standards

We also provide a collection of CDC ANA reference standards free of charge to qualified clinical or commercial laboratories to help improve quality controls in the testing of anti-nuclear antibodies and related autoantibodies.

Contact Us

Luis Eduardo C. Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Rua Botucatu 740
3rd Floor, Rheumatology Division
São Paulo 04023-062, Brazil.
Fax: 55 11 5576-4239

Ignacio Garcia De La Torre, M.D.
Vice-Chairman and Secretary
Department of Immunology and Rheumatology
CUCS - Universidad de Guadalajara
Justo Sierra #2821
Colonia Vallarta Norte
Guadalajara, Jal., México, C.P 44690
Phone: +52 33 3115 2687

Edward K.L. Chan, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Health Science Center
Department of Oral Biology
P.O. Box 100424
Gainesville, FL  32610-0424
Phone: +1 352-273-8849