A 28-year-old female asked:
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if i recently got a tetanus shot how long should i wait to have an ana test done because i got a tatanustoday anscheduled for an ana test fri ?

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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Get test: A tetanus shot will not cause a false positive result on an ANA test, so go ahead and get your lab work done.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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