What does an ANA of 1 to 5000 mean?

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An ANA test is done through dilutions. Thus, results are positive at 1:32, 1:64, 1:128, 1:256. 1:512, 1:1,024, 1:2,048, and so forth.

The higher the denominator, the more positive the result. Therefore, an ANA that is very high is indicative of probable autoimmune disease.

A very high ANA test should be followed up with an anti-dsDNA test, RF, and others (in order to rule out lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and others).

Consult a good rheumatologist for expert help.

What ANA means?

ANA stands for (number of) Antinuclear Antibodies.

What does 'Ana' Mean?

The word ana means to indicate something that has to do with aninterest, person or place. The word originates from the Latin wordanus.

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Meaning of ANA?

ANA stands for (number of) Antinuclear Antibodies.

What does a positive ana test mean?

A positive ANA (anitnuclear antibody) test means that the person makes antibodies against the nucleus of their own cells. All cells live for a while and then die. When they di

What does a High ANA of 1 to 320 with a nucleolar pattern mean for my health?

An positive ANA (antinuclear antibody) means that you make antibodies that attack the circulating debris of the nucleii of your own cells that have died. A titer of 320 means