A 39-year-old female asked:
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i took some labs ana screen "your value" says see titer, hex lupus anticoagulant is 6 (negative), sed rate 3 and ana quant is 320. what does this mean?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Upload onto HT Prime: Rather than getting into hypotheticals in this forum (that's lmtd to 400 characters), you're best off starting a consult in HealthTap Prime. If you've obtained a computer copy of the lab results, as you'll be able to upload it in HealthTap Prime using the paperclip icon. You'll also get a doctor to go over it with you LIVE. You can ask questions & get responses in real time. It'll give best answer
Answered on Aug 25, 2017

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