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does ana test results fluctuate with disease activity like being negative in remission and positive in active sle?

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Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Poor activity test: The antinuclear antibody test is a poor way to follow disease activity in SLE. The best way to follow is symptom history, physical examination and laboratory tests based on these and particular organ involvement done by a Rheaumatologist.

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Last updated Sep 16, 2017

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