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... Test Name LUPUS (SLE) PANEL ANA SCREEN, IFA ANA, IFA PATTERN ANA, IFA TITER <1:40 1:40-1:80 >1:80 In Range HOMOGENEOUS Negative Low Antibody Level Elevated Antibody Level Out Of Range POSITIVE 1:40 H (0 replies)
... write back before now! Anyhow, ANA is only a general test that can be positive in a wide variety of conditions, not just lupus. The ANA test involves doing successive dilutions, and inspecting the sample at each point to see if "fluoresced material" still shows up. ... (1 replies)
... My suburban doctors weren't so good, but if you're at one of the big teaching hospitals downstate, personally I'd have a pretty high level of trust. ... (28 replies)

... is the lowest level that gets reported. ... (3 replies)
... The problem with ANA is that it's not specific to any one condition. ... (11 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! Yes an ANA of 1:320 is significant. The lowest level positive is 1:40, then 1:80, then 1:160, then 1:320. In the clinical setting of pericardial effusion, which occurs generally as a result of pericarditis (inflammation), it is probably related. Pericarditis is one of the more serious manifestations of lupus. Your Dr's will likely diagnose that disease... (1 replies)
... ANA Screen IFA POSITIVE ANA Pattern 1 HOMOGENEOUS ANA Titer 1 1:40 Reference Range <1:40 Negative 1:40-1:80 Low Antibody Level >1:80 Elevated Antibody Level My PCP ran blood work on me b/c of my symptoms. This is what we got back. I am going to my first rheumatologist appointment tomorrow. Just wondering what all this means. Any insight would be greatly... (4 replies)
... Hi, Katie: Being 19, I imagine it's tough suddenly feeling sick when you've been so active. I was diagnosed with SLE at age 21, and my thoughts are with you. You said you could call the doctor's office today to explain the positive test results from 2/20. Did they explain everything? I do know that symptoms, and a series of tests (over time) are done to diagnose... (3 replies)
... ANA Choice SCR, with REFIL/IFA ANA Pattern= Speckled Titer: 1:80 (note states <1:40=negative, 1:40-1:80= low antibody level, 1:80=elevated antibody level) ANA Choice Screen: Positive Does anyone know what any of this means, it sure seems abnormal. I don't know why I was never notified of this. With it being Sunday I am calling my doctor in the AM. (3 replies)
... Also, some people have a somewhat elevated ANA due only to aging, to a family tendency, or to a passing bacterial or viral infection. ... (8 replies)
... doubling each time. Each doubling represents a dilution of the blood, the actual end titer is the last visible stage of the ANA by the lab tech. ... (73 replies)
... Once ANA is positive, rheums run tests for specific autoantibodies called "ANA subtypes". ... (7 replies)
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... Hi. ANA is tricky, meaningful sometimes, sometimes not. ... (3 replies)
Ana titer
Mar 2, 2012
... is the level at which he becomes pretty darned sure that something is going on. ... (9 replies)
... First I am sorry to hear about you daughter. What I found unusual is the DX of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. That would be the opposite of MCTD, ie Scleroderma which is one of the over-lapping disease associated with MCTD. But with the said, both are connective tissue disease. What was her ANA pattern and level(reference level could be helpful). Also all her lab levels with lab... (9 replies)
... I'm puzzled by your report of the ANA. The ANA is written as a ratio. ... (7 replies)
Ana 1:80
Nov 7, 2013
... Your level is elevated, but not by much. ... (4 replies)
... is the lowest level considered positive, and it is only meaningful in conjunction with a medical history of symptoms, other labs, family history, etc. ... (4 replies)
... during two months, had 2 shots of decadron. Blood work from specialist was sed rate 5 and ana negative. Gave me provigil. That was July. ... (2 replies)

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