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... D or ANA Direct. Here's what I found out about the test ... ... (3 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)
... une process." And further narrowed to lupus or sjorgen's syndrome. I started seeing a rheumy last month in Boston who has narrowed things down to my repeat ANA testing coming back positive. ... (6 replies)

ASO titer testing?
May 14, 2007
... ating because I have to start all over again, and whats worse is that I dont think this doctor believes there is anything wrong with me. He really hasnt done any testing and I havent went to see a good rhuemy yet. ... (0 replies)
Ana test result
Jan 6, 2012
... It looks to me like your ANA result fell within your lab's negative range, but your dr. should confirm that, of course. ... (2 replies)
... ELISA, Farr, and Crithidia. So, maybe your lab did two different ANA tests, and they were both positive? ... (6 replies)
... There is a thread in the sticky posts at the top of this board that discusses the lab tests for Lupus diagnosis that addresses ANA testing. Also look for a link in that thread as it has some of the best info on Lupus. I am sure there is plenty of info there. ... (6 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)
... owitz and Gladman cover this topic extensively in a textbook chapter.1 In another textbook, Edworthy offers a complicated algorithm for diagnosis of lupus, using ANA titer, related antibodies, complement levels and symptoms to derive "diagnostic certainty". ... (4 replies)
I'm miserable..
Jan 18, 2011
... d to me it just wasn't the answer to why I was so sick. Well he told me out of his own mouth, he just didn't know what else was wrong. I was not followed up with ANA testing after I quit going to the rhematologist. ... (22 replies)
... I have a few questions about your daughter. First off, the ANA is a screen for Lupus activity. It can also indicate other disease processes, depending on the stain pattern. Do you know what the pattern of her ANA's were? ... (5 replies)
... A positive ANA test result may suggest an autoimmune disease, but further specific testing is required to assist in making a final diagnosis. ANA test results can be positive in people without any known autoimmune disease. ... (2 replies)
... Having a positive ANA does not always point to having lupus. A lupus diagnosis can only be made using lots of different testing criteria, a full medical history has to be taken. ... (5 replies)
... Hi....about 7 months ago, I started having joint and muscle pain...I had all sorts of testing done, including a full Lupus panel. ... (2 replies)
... I had to reply to this because I am the mother of 3 children under 5, I'm breastfeeding, and I just had a positive ANA test! ... (5 replies)
Ana patterns
Feb 16, 2009
... You need any four of those above to make a diagnosis of lupus. Almost all patients with lupus have positive ANA, and the small percentage who have negative ANA still have SOME subset of an antinuclear antibody which is positive on specific testing. ... (18 replies)
... You ANA is VERY high positive, in fact I can't believe that the Rheumy is dismissing you!!!! Your ANA suggests that you have inflammation going on and an autoimmune disease. The ANA can fluctuate day to day, and it can also go up REALLY high when we feel GOOD!! ... (8 replies)
... I'm going back Monday to the rude Rheumy that I saw a couple weeks ago who ordered a bunch of blood tests.. another ANA being one of them. I've never looked at my past ANA titers, so I'll have nothing to compare it to. ... (11 replies)
... I guess they did the ANA test because I was having severe muscle pains. Was taking lipitor. I guess they thought I might have lupus. ... (6 replies)
... I understand ANA testing and results are pretty tricky. ... (13 replies)

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