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Extractable Nuclear Factor ENA -Blood SST (Test Code 6103)

Collection Method

SST Serum Blood Test

Turn Around Time

3-5 business days

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An Extractable Nuclear Antigen Antibodies short for (ENA) detects the presence of one or more specific autoantibodies in the blood. Autoantibodies are produced when a person's immune system mistakenly targets and attacks the body's own tissues which leads to autoimmune disorders.

A physician will order an ENA test generally when a person has signs and symptoms that could be due to an autoimmune disorder and has a positive ANA test. Signs and symptoms of autoimmune disorders are highly variable and can involve several different areas of the body.

Common Conditions:

    • Fever
    • Fatigue
    • Weakness
    • Joint pain
    • Skin rash
    • Skin sensitivity to light
    • Muscle pain
    • Seizures
    • Depression
    • Low red/white blood cells

Test Method

Automated chemistry

Analytes

Extractable Nuclear Antigen

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