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... wHAT IS double stranded DNA TEST MEANT FOR? ... (1 replies)
... lupus, specifically to the double stranded DNA test. Still waiting for the malaria drug to work. ... (7 replies)
... What is a normal ANA test? I read like 1:40. Mine was 1:1280! I'm told it was also speckeled. I had blood drawn for a double-stranded DNA. How long does that take and what is the normal reading for that? Thanks, Rebecca (3 replies)

... stranded dna ana negative. just wondering if anyone knows what this means. on my dr report she says that she thinks it could be false posotive results. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you so much for responding. The results that I posted I found online threw a my chart from the hospital where I had test done. Since I posted I did get my Ana results back. ... (5 replies)
... Melissa, very *high* anti-ds-DNA points strongly to lupus, but *slight* elevations are possible in some other conditions. In fact, a very high finding would fulfill one of the 11 ACR criteria. But without the reference range, it's impossible to tell how high yours is; so when you discuss your findings with your doctor, you should ask for the range & ask how high he/she deems... (5 replies)
... can anyone explain this test and results to me please. I also did the Ana test but still waiting for those results. Dr ordered these test due to body aches and pain that have gotten worse over past few months. ... (5 replies)
... double stranded DNA show up does not automatically mean you have lupus. ... (1 replies)
... Destiny, hi. Your first question: I think there are two different measuring systems for ANA. (1) The first is a simple ratio, like the 1:40 you mentioned. I *think* some experts consider 1:30 (and above) to be high. (2) In the second measuring system, the number doubles for each dilution. Examples: 1:80, 1:160, 1:320, 1:640, 1:1280, etc. I *think* some experts... (3 replies)
... and my Anti DS DNA result was positive, no number was listed. ... (3 replies)
... On my last bloodwork, the results were back to my doctor's office within a week. On my lab work, the normal reading for anti-DS-DNA was 0-4 and mine came back at 47. Good luck with everything and let us know how your results turn out. Tricia (3 replies)
... It is a Lupus specific test - from what I found it is found in 40-60% of lupus patients - if you have positive ANA and a flag for dsDNA I think it is very likely Lupus. I'm not a dr - just have had those two tests and am waiting to see Ruhmatologist (1 replies)
... I'm Confused As To What This Blood Test Is For. I Was Recently Switched To A Woman Rheumy In The Same Hospital, And I Saw Her Yesterday. I Have A Very Big Folder, And Was Diagnosed 1997. ... (6 replies)
... Hi again. Articles almost always state that Vitamin D deficiency causes fatigue; and some also state that it can cause aches & pains. Getting your level back to normal range s/b very interesting, to see if your symptoms improve. Do you have any known risk factors associated with D deficiency, e.g., avoid sun, vegan diet, GI malabsorption, etc.? (Just curious. My D tanked... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. From what I can gather from blood work,my thyroid is good. I did have a neck ct done due to several enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and collar bone area and no infection showing up. But from what I know all of this cane back normal as well. Some of the symptoms I have been having is pain in my legs, arms, neck, shoulders, and back. Pretty much at... (5 replies)
... Melissa, those are good questions, and you're not alone in wondering. I believe ranges aren't shown because ANA and antibody results always have to be viewed by a doctor, and in the context of your overall symptoms & labs. ANA alone is never diagnostic of anything. And we read that ANA can produce false positives at lower values. That it can elevate somewhat due only to... (5 replies)
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May 16, 2015
... Also had the Ana test but still waiting for those results. ... (3 replies)
... It can be positive in autoimmune hashimotos: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1765977 If there was a connective tissue disease present as well, most people are going to have something more to prove so. Your WBC or RBC could be low. Platelets might be messed up. Inflammatory markers (ESR, CPK) may be elevated. There are a bunch of different blood tests that can be done... (2 replies)
... Hello there! I too was looking for some answers on the double stranded dna test with a positive ANA. I have not heard back from my doctor. My level was an 11. ... (2 replies)
... hile he tested my blood. I chose not to and decided to wait for the results. So everything was fine with my cbc diff. Everything else was negative except for the double stranded dna test used to test for sle... ... (2 replies)


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