A 30-year-old male asked:
glutamic acid decarboxylaxes antibodies results: 0.1 (u/ml)
ref range: 0.0 - 0.8
does it leads to stiff person syndrome?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, your result is in the normal range. Why was the test done?
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What exactly is an anti-streptococcal antibody titer?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 40 years experience
IgM or IgG anti stre: In general antibody titers are (blood or saliva or wherever the sample is )tests that measure the immunoglobulines associated to certain diseases (in this case streptococal)that indicate whether or not the body has developed defenses against. Igm elevated means a "recent" infection, IgG elevation means old or previous exposure.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
What is antibody therapy?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
Targeted therapy: The body's immune system normally makes antibodies that kill viruses, bacteria and even cancer cells. We have learned to make antibodies that are very specific to different cancers and we can add extra drugs to them that are only delivered to the cancer cells. Thus, we have "targeted" therapy to the specific cancer. These drugs show great promise alone or in combination with regular chemotherapy.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
What is a paraneoplastic antibody panel supposed to check for?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Autoantibody Panel: 1st off: this is an autoantibody panel through mayo medical labs. It is used for serological evaluation of patients who present with a subacute neurological disorder of undetermined etiology, especially those with known risk factors for cancer.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What are the possible diagnosis's associated with a positive antinuclear antibodies test result?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Can someone have antibodies to nicotine and be allergic to it?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Not reported: Although theoretically possible to be allergic to most substances, allergy to nicotine has not been reported.
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Last updated Mar 8, 2019
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