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... t all until two months ago. Started with Raynaud's and pain began about 1 month ago and has gotten increasingly worse each week. Could this be lupus or does the ANA pattern of Nucleo rule this out? ... (3 replies)
Ana pattern ???
Apr 3, 2006
... which from what I've read is rare but very specific for sle. My question is why would he be so hesitant to diagnose it as sle especially with the ana pattern being what it is? ... (4 replies)
... I asked my rheum whether I tested my ANA was centromere antibody positive or just centromere pattern. He said PATTERN. ... (73 replies)

... I know mine was positive and, the way I read it, states that my ANA pattern is both speckled and homogenous. ... (73 replies)
Aug 4, 2014
... Hi and welcome! I'm sorry for your known problems and for your new ANA worry. ... (1 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)
... 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 and welcome. I think speckled is the most common ANA pattern but also the least specific. ... (1 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)
... Hi. I agree with what ANA can "mean", but I think 1:1280 is meaningfully high. I'm sort of surprised that, with your shins (etc.) hurting, the rheumatologist said "no arthritis", as I think arthritis is a possibility. My shins have hurt forever, it seems, since age 13 (on & off, that is). My pain tracks with barometric changes, which I think is common in arthritis. Re: ANA... (4 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 know that is a disease that comes back with a positive ANA and ASM. BUT my liver enzymes are normal now. ... (0 replies)
... spmom, in and of itself, ANA doesn't diagnose anything, because it's positive in quite a few conditions. ... (1 replies)
... H with Speckeled ANA Pattern. I have to go for more exams with the rheumatologist on Sept 3rd, 2010. I've had vitiligo for 7 years already and don't know where it came from. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Vee, Thanks for the response. I have only been to one rhematology appointment and this was the results from the blood tests that were done. I had a follow up appointment for Aug. 5th, but was moved up to next Tuesday instead. When they called to tell me that I definitely have a connective tissue disease like Lupus, I asked for my test results to be mailed to me so I... (3 replies)
... ANA isn't specific to lupus. I don't think a certain pattern necessarily rules anything in, or anything out, because patterns may not correlate perfectly to the possibilities. ... (3 replies)
... I had a positive abnormal ANA direct at lab corp with the RNP 7.3, test didn't show the pattern. Scleroderma antigens not tested. ... (10 replies)
... What does a positive ANA IFA screen indicate. ... (18 replies)
Ana patterns
Feb 16, 2009
... He makes it clear that ANA is only a "threshhold test". ... (18 replies)

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