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A 40-year-old female asked:

I am being tested for lupus my aptt ratio was 1.16 slightly raised and my cardiolipin igm was 102ug/l esr raised but ana was normal.

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 57 years experience
Need more data : This will depend on more information that I have at this point. then ANA could be negative if only a binding essay was used rather than an immunofluorescent assay. You may fulfill criteria for lupus anticoagulant . You will need to have your physician clarify these tests which Lab did them and how accurate they are.
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