Ruiz-Irastorza and coworkers1 found the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) to be associated with an unfavorable prognosis. Antiphospholipid syndrome is defined by consensus2; diagnosis requires clinical and laboratory criteria. We still ponder the impact of laboratory testing.
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