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What does ANA disease mean ?

hi, i would like to know about a disease called ANA. Our teacher wants us to find out. This disease caused rapid emaciation and the person died within 10 days of diagnosis. all that i was able to find out was about the ana test, but not the disease. can you please help me?
Asked On : Fri, 3 Jun 2011
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Antinuclear antibodies(ANA) are a unique group of autoantibodies that have the ability to attack structures in the nucleus of cells. The nucleus of a cell contains genetic material referred to as DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid).

There is an ANA (antinuclear antibody) test which can be performed on a patient's blood sample as part of the diagnostic process to detect certain autoimmune diseases.
Answered: Fri, 3 Jun 2011
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
there is no disease in medical who has legal short form ANA
mainly ANA use for anti nuclear antibody
only doctor who has write this short form can tell u
i will be happy to know about this disease who kill in 10 days.
it must be about organ failure or viral infection
Answered: Fri, 3 Jun 2011
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