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... Also note that things other than an AI disease can cause a positive ANA, presumably in the lower range of numbers, e.g., viral or bacterial infection, family tendency, age, etc. ... (25 replies)
... point to the direction of lupus but she is not sure yet and needs more information . ... (25 replies)
... Mari, my anti-ds-DNA is likewise measured in IU/ml, but what gives it additional meaning: my labs include a footnote that parses the range. Here's my lab's footnote for anti-ds-DNA: < 25 = negative 25 - 34.9 = equivocal 35 - 99.9 = weak positive 100 - 200 = positive > 200 = strong positive Based on that, I still suspect that it's possible that a reading of 13 could be... (4 replies)

... I saw a rheum earlier this year and she ran a number of tests. On the ANA the result came out as 0.7 weak positive. The ref. range was indicated as less than 0.7.The rheum said tests results looked fine. Does the weak positive really mean nothing? ... (6 replies)
... Hi. I've read that it's normal to have some autoantibodies because our bodies are programmed to kill off old cells. Unfortunately, I don't know WHICH autoantibodies are considered normal, and at what levels. For anti-ds-DNA, my lab prints its ranges: < 25 IU/ml is Negative; 25-34.9 is Equivocal; 35-99.9 is Weak Positive; 100-200 is Positive; and > 200 is Strong Positive.... (4 replies)
... above "negative", personally I'd want to see a rheumatologist for a complete workup, so I'm glad you're going. Another good reason to go is that some problems in lupus are "silent", kidney involvement being the one that comes to mind first. ... (18 replies)
5 year old Lupus?
Jul 18, 2013
... fulfill another lupus criteria. ... (6 replies)
... DNA labs show a number AND what "range" my number falls into. The ranges my lab uses are negative, equivocal, weak positive, positive, and strong positive. ... (6 replies)
... nothing torn. My MD did bloodwork and I came back with a weak positive ANA, anemia but nothing else. He diagnosed me with Thoratic Outlet Syndrome and sent me to therapy. After a month of therapy, the arm pain seemed better. ... (4 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... weren't ALL the ACR criteria for lupus checked? ... (6 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... I'm only a patient, so I can't guess whether you have lupus in addition to your thyroid condition... ... (6 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 20, 2008
... ercentage of people. Anyway by the time I got to this facility I was already showing disease deterioration within my body. They started me on meds right away for Lupus and RA, because I had the physical symptoms though some of my labs were a little scattered. ... (6 replies)
... DNA levels should have more than a weakly positive ANA. ... (21 replies)
... DNA tests with the weak ANA. ... (21 replies)
... negative lupus exist? ... (4 replies)
Lupus?
Mar 15, 2014
... ne possible explanation for your prolonged clotting time. Testing for LA is done in 3 stages, and it looks to me like one entire cycle was completed, with weakly positive results. ... (76 replies)
... Hi. I think my doctors would also deem an ANA of 1:640 meaningfully elevated. But to fully understand your anti-ds-DNA of 12, I think you need the reference range used by your lab. For example, my lab calls < 25 IU/ml completely negative; and further, it calls--- 25-34.9 IU/ml = equivocal 35-99.9 IU/ml = weak positive 100-200 IU/ml = positive > 200 = strong positive ... (3 replies)
... negative, equivocal, weak positive, positive, and strong positive. ... (32 replies)
... ANA. This may be positive in a large number of conditions, AND from viral or bacterial infection. ... (6 replies)
... I tested positive for lupus on the ANA and the bloodtest but my doctor said I didn't have the symptoms.... ... (5 replies)


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