Validation and Modification of Simplified Diagnostic Criteria for Autoimmune Hepatitis in Children
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , 04/11/2012
Mileti E et al. – The 2008 criteria diagnose autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) in children with high levels of sensitivity and specificity, and are easier to use in the clinic. Diagnosis of AIH in patients who present in fulminant hepatic failure (FHF) requires the 1999 criteria. Levels of globulin and immunoglobulin G can be used interchangeably in the simplified diagnostic criteria.