The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) have jointly
developed and published new classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).1 These criteria have
been developed to find a better equilibrium between specificity and sensitivity compared with previous criteria (SLE
American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 1997 and Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC)
2012)..

Edupath Newsletter July 2020 – New SLE Classification Criteria EULAR/ACR 2019