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Plz interpret. ana via elisa 74 units, strong positive (negative via ifa) anti-cardiolipin igg 22 cu, moderate positive others neg. symptom fatigue?

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Dr. Eric Chiang
Rheumatology 12 years experience
Short answer is : Needing more info on labs and clinical symptoms. ANA positive is sensitive for possible autoimmune disease.but not very specific. Every lab on your ENA panel is important esp they are moderate positive and they all mean something different. Lab is never enough for diagnosis esp rheumatic condition. It is important for you to find a rheumatologist for thorough history and physical exam.
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