Anti nuclear antibodies (ANA) are a group of auto antibodies produced by a person’s immune system when it fails to adequately distinguish between self and nonself.
Anti nuclear antibody is a test done early in the evaluation of a person for auto immune or Rheumatic disease, particularly Systemic lupus erythematosus(SL...
Negative: 0.00 to 1.00 Od ratio
Positive: more than 1.00 Od ratio
When to get Tested
When there is s/s of Systemic Auto immune Disorder ( Low grade fever, Fatigue , weakness, Red Rash(lupus), Muscle pain , numbness and tingling in hands or feet, Arthritis like pain in one or more joints , Inflammation and damage to organs and tissues including Kidneys, lungs, heart and blood vessels)
Auto immune hepatitis
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