Department of Rheumatology
The department has a fully functional clinical immunology laboratory catering to the entire AIIMS, New Delhi. Several immunological investigations e.g. RF, ANA (IIF), ENA Profile, C3, C4, ANCA (IIF), ASMA, Anti-LKM, Immunoglobulins, Anti-cardiolipin antibodies, Crystal Studies etc.) are routinely done. Lab is currently equipped with following techniques :- ELISA, IIF, LIA, LATEX agglutination, Nail Fold Capillaroscopy and Polarised Microscopy.
Department is also contributing to human resource in rheumatology by training physicians for various hospitals in India. Also, medical doctors from various countries have been provided training in rheumatology.