Anti nuclear antibody

What is Anti nuclear antibody?

Antibodies are produced by the immune system for defence. Those antibodies that are produced against the nuclear material are called as anti nuclear antibodies.

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What does the phrase "positive ANA" mean on a blood test??

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It is a test to detect connective tissue disease

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it is the anti nuclear antibody.
this is a test which should...

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Which one is correct ANA profile test?

I recently had blood test ANA Screening by IFA method from thyrocare doctor asked me to do ANA profile? I am...

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ANA profile is a group of 9 - 10 individual autoimmune markers...

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Hi,

Well ANA profile is a group of 9-10 different...

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This should really perhaps be a follow on question to previous advice on this app by dr XXXXXXX sanghvi and not an entirely new question - but...

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Detailed answer is mentioned below.

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