457757305

Double Stranded DNA Blood-EDTA (Test Code 6102)

The anti-double stranded DNA test is used to help diagnose lupus in a person who has a positive result on a test for antinuclear antibody (ANA) and has clinical signs and symptoms that lupus is suspected.

Analytes:

• Double Strand DNA (dsDNA)

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Generally, as a primary assessment if a patient has a positive result on a test for antinuclear antibody (ANA) and has clinical signs and symptoms that suggest lupus. A physician will order a double stranded DNA to confirm this result or to monitor the improvement of the disease or flare-ups in a person who has already been diagnosed with lupus.

Common Conditions:

• Fever
• Fatigue
• Weakness
• Arthritis-like pain in one or more joints
• Rash
• Skin sensitivity to light
• Hair loss
• Muscle pain
• Inflammation
• Tingling in hands and feet

 

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

 

Analytes

Double Strand DNA (dsDNA)