Exagen – Rheumatology and Autoimmune Lab Testing

Exagen provides advanced testing for accurate and timely diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of rheumatologic autoimmune conditions. Panels include antibodies to help differentiate and diagnosis rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sjogren’s, scleroderma, hashimoto’s and other autoimmune diseases.

They offer several panels with a wide array of autoimmune markers.  Measures for complement activity help to determine the presence autoimmune diseases more accurately than standard antibody testing.  Their most comprehensive AVISE CTD panel measures the following markers:

  • ANA test by IFA & ELISA
  • Anti-dsDNA with confirmation by Crithidia
  • Anti-Smith
  • Erythrocyte-bound C4d
  • Lymphocyte-bound C4d
  • Anti-Smith
  • Anti-SS-A/Ro
  • Anti-SS-B/La
  • Anti-Scl-70
  • Anti-U1RNP
  • Anti-RNP70
  • Anti-CENP
  • Anti-Jo-1
  • Anti-Histone
  • Rheumatoid Factor – RF IgM
  • Rheumatoid Factor – RF IgA
  • Anti-CCP
  • Anti-MCV*
  • Anti-Cardiolipin IgM
  • Anti-Cardiolipin IgG
  • Anti-β2 Glycoprotein 1 IgM
  • Anti-β2 Glycoprotein 1 IgG
  • Anti-Thyroglobulin IgG
  • Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase IgG

Advanced panels for lupus monitoring help to determine those at risk for clot or kidney disease by measuring anti-phospholipid antibodies.

Sample reports of the most common panels:

Avise CTD Sample Report

Avise Lupus Sample Report

Avise APS Sample Report

Avise Lupus Prognostic Sample Report


For more information about how to receive this testing or about diagnosis for rheumatologic conditions, contact our office at 206-588-1227 or schedule an appointment online.