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Antinuclear Antibodies ANA

What is Antinuclear antibodies are a group of many different autoimmune antibodies.
Use Antinuclear antibodies are the most sensitive blood test for the diagnosis of Sharp syndrome (mixed connective tissue disease) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Antinuclear antibodies are positive in cases of:
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus erythematosus from medication (> 95%)
  • Mixed connective tissue disease (> 95%)
  • Sjogren's Syndrome (75-90%)
  • Scleroderma (70-90%)
  • Polymyositis - Dermatomyositis (40-60%)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (rare)
  There are also cases where antinuclear antibodies are positive in healthy individuals, especially the elderly or relatives of patients with SLE.   Reference Values / Laboratory Normal Result in dilution titer Negative <1/80 Patient positive 1/80 - 1/160 Positive> 1/160
Selected information - indicative with sources: Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests - J.Wallach and https://labtestsonline.org The choice and explanation of the use of the analysis is the sole responsibility of your treating physician Edited by: Ioannis Gratsias Director of the Laboratory / MSc Clinical Biochemistry - Molecular Biology April 2021
sampling
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Blood sampling at any time of the day, between 7.30-19.30 . Sampling Limitations
  • without restrictions on eating
  • without restrictions on possible medication
  • the result is not affected by any existing transient illness - cold
. Estimated report time
  • Result within a day
  • Possibility of an urgent report in 10 minutes
The test can be prescribed at EOPYY **, with the participation of the examinee with the defined referral (15%, unless otherwise stated) For private testing the cost is 15euro   * A 25% discount is valid when participating in a preventive Check Up ** Our center co-hosts doctors with the li to prescribe EOPYY referrals  
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