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... D or ANA Direct. Here's what I found out about the test ... ... (3 replies)
... A positive dsdna is pretty specific usually, there are sometimes false positives but its rare with dsdna unless you have a direct family member with lupus. I read a few studies on twins and sisters showing false positive dsdna when the other one had lupus. ... (9 replies)
... I am 53- my sister passed away from lupus. My son was diagnosed when he was 3...but has shown no symptoms. I was tested and got my results...Could someone help me? it is labcorp so it is measures in IU/ml...but it says ANA w/reflex ANA Direct Positive abnormal then it lists: RNP antibodies 0.3 AI Sjogrens Anti SS-A <0.2 Sjogrens Anti SS-B <0.2 ... (1 replies)

Ana test result
Jan 7, 2012
... sure. My ANA direct will state whether the test is postive or negative. ... (2 replies)
Ana test result
Jan 4, 2012
... I am trying to understand my ana results. ... (2 replies)
... Reflex the ANA Direct just says positive no titer. ... (5 replies)
Ana positive
Oct 25, 2010
... Hi guys, I have a positive ana test twice now and my doctor wants me to see a rheumathologist. ... (8 replies)
... I can't say Quest wasn't appropriate with their testing. I don't know. But there can be false negatives that occur in ANA testing. I would just have it rechecked again to be sure of the results. My guess would be that your Lupus may be in remission. ... (8 replies)
... Meaning what, does homogenous lean toward a diagnosis of Lupus or not? I have always had positive ANA's 1:320 with a homogenous pattern, but one tested negative, even though all the other tests were positive, so this immune system problem was thrown completely out of the window, and I am still very sick. But with that one being negative, my doctor said likely nothing was ever... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the supportive comments Saw the Rheumatologist monday and she ordered rssa & rssb, tsh, and another ana w/ titers and complete blood panel. Also confirmed arthritis in my knees (ouch) Next appt Jan 5th. Again thanks for the kind words and info (6 replies)
... Hi leslie, For some reason, every ANA test I've had (about 6) have been sent to a lab that reports ANA Direct only, so I too found it confusing when all the information talks about 1:320, 1:640, etc.. Mine generally runs around 700 (direct), normal range being 0-100. But one thing I didn't notice until recently was an "H" after the number, which refers to it being... (6 replies)
... Leslie, good morning. As Tricia just wrote, I've also read about ANA being positive in a wide variety of conditions. ... (6 replies)
... Leslie, In a pamphlet that I got from my doctor's office (rheumatologists), it does say that the ANA antibodies can rise and fall depending on if you're having a flare-up (rise) or if it's in remission, the antibodies can disappear altogether. That's why it's so hard to get diagnosed if you're not having a flare-up at the time of testing. I have researched the... (6 replies)
... Sorry, I know little about ANA tests. ... (6 replies)
... Not much info on this direct test... ... (6 replies)
... I've had blood work 3 times and the ANA result is always reported as "ANA Direct", with an exact number. ... (4 replies)
... Ok, I found this on another site. This is the testing I had done (by *******). Do you think this means I don't have Lupus? I don't have ALL of the symptoms. Just joint pain and muscle pain which could be my withdrawal from Xanax and I am okay out in the sun. I just have health anxiety and freak myself out really bad. (8 replies)
... Are these direct quotes, as in footnotes to your lab results? ... (3 replies)
... Anyway, I came back home the next week and went to my doctor who did a new ana test. For the first time in 4 years I had a "negative" ana count. ... (6 replies)
... the same test to you, but its funny that you've got an appointment on May the 24th because the day after I have an appointment to discuss my higher than "normal" ANA result. ... (3 replies)




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