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Ab Titer 1 40 Speckled
No: The titers are specific to each vaccine. It can be done from 1 blood sample, but there is no 1 measurement for all vaccines. ...Read more
Is it possible to get one IgG titer for MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and varicella if I don't have my immunization card?
Separate issues: There are lab tests available for each of the four agents you listed. Contact your pcp to see if they can be drawn at their office or at a separate lab site. ...Read more
Lupus sle panel blood test shows pos myocardial ab, if, myocardial ab titer 1:40, gastric pareital cell 43, RA factor 30. What does this mean?
Difficult to say: Without specific patient scenario, it is difficult to interpret. You can have lab test anomaly without clinical disease. Open the case... ...Read more
Myocardial antibody: Presence of antibodies to myocardium is a simple but costly blood test generally felt to be significant when present in titres greater 1 in 20 reflect cardiac muscle damage commonly elevated in rheumatic fever following surgery with heart muscle and heart attack not sure what it reflects in your case and why it was ordered. ...Read more
The labs rheumatoid Ab titer factor reference range here is (0-11.9). My test came back at 11.7. With it being right below 11.9 is it elevated?
Antinuclear ab: positive, speckled; titer to follow. Ana titer: 1:40 anti-dna (sle): < 4 iu/ml is this a positive blood test for sle?
My 13y/o daughter lab results r high ttg IgA 66 endomysial scr IgA positive and endomysial ab titer high at 1:40 what does all this mean? Dr r/o celiac
What do you interpret these results as ANA titer of 1 8 hla b27 of negative antinuclear ab speckled rheumatoid fact of 5 sed rate of 3 imm gran of 0 04 eos of 07 imm gran of 0 4?
Appear normal: It is very difficult to interpret lab results without knowing the clinical picture of the persone to whom these values are attached however it would seem that all of the results given are normal the low titre of ANA may be of no clinical importance but, again, need to know all clinical information about the person. ...Read more
What does a positive myocardial AB titer of 1:40 mean? I had chemotherapy for breast cancer on my left side in 2009. Could this have affected my heart
LAB RESULTS - Babisa Microti IgH 1:64 titer, E.chaffeensis HME AB, S 1:64 titer, and IgH Anaplasma phagocytophilum Ab, S 1:128 titer. What does this mean? I am 26 years old and before 2-3 months ago, I was very healthy. For the past 2.5 months, I have
Looking: Your health care provider is looking for unusual infections that might be causing your symptoms. The infections that are being checked for are usually from being bitten by a tick. You don't seem to have strong evidence of having any of the diseases. Please check with your health care provider for further clarification or treatment. ...Read more
Symptoms ; joint pain & chronic cough. ANA TITER 1:640, C3= 89, RNP +, ASMA =42, Thyroid peroxidase AB= 663, liver enzymes elevated. Help?
Autoimmune disorder: With this profile, you clearly have an autoimmune disorder. The manifestations can be very targeted or diffuse. Autoimmune diseases include lupus, Goodpasture's syndrome, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, juvenile arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. See your doctor ASAP, this can be treated before organ damage is irreversible. Good luck. ...Read more
Hello, I went to my doctor today to receive my Hep B AB Titer results and it was negative, non-reactive. What exactly does this mean? Should I worry?
What is a smooth muscle ab blood test and a titer test for, and what does it mean if they're positive?
I am a medical student I have had my hep b vaccine when I was 4 now my AB titer is 6 should I take a booster dose and if what are its risks.?
Another series: Is recommended if your your AB titer is less than 10, given that you are a med student and there is a potential for exposure as a healthcare professional later on, take the whole series at 0, 1 and 6 months, if you want to measure the titers, do so at least 2 months after the last dose, take care ...Read more
I am med student, I had hep b vaccine as a child 20 years ago now my AB titer is below 10, do I have to take a booster or start a whole new series?
Up to you & doctor: Years ago, the recommendation was 1 booster shot. Now it is 1 booster series (3 shots). The idea is to raise the antibody level, and then it will come down over the years (and one can retest in the future). One shot won't raise the level as high as 3 shots will, meaning one may retest sooner after 1 shot than after 3 shots. It's not an exact science. Each person's antibody responses are different. ...Read more
I have had my hep b vaccine as a child about 20 years ago. I had a check up 3 weeks ago I found that my AB titer has fallen below 10 what should I do?
Hep B antibody level: Vaccine induced antibody levels reduce with time, but immune memory remains intact and it is generally believed that people with declining levels are still protected against severe Hep B disease. Boosters are not recommended for immunocompetent people in this scenario. Hemodialysis patients with levels below 10 mIU/mL should be boosted. ...Read more
Doubtful: But would repeat titres when you are well just to be sure ...Read more
What does it mean when your fana is abn positive? Fana titer is 1:160. Fana pattern is speckled.?
ANA?: We have antibodies in our blood that repel invaders such as virus and bacteria. Antinuclear antibodies (anas) are unusual antibodies that bind to structures within the nucleus of cells. The nucleus contains the dna, the primary genetic material. Anas are found in patients with autoimmune diseases. Interpreting a value and pattern without the remainder of history and physical is not feasible. ...Read more
Rheumatological: There are types of appearances on electron microscope and speckled is one of them. Different rheumatological disorders may have that appearance, discuss with your doctor has to be put in context with other tests and presentation/ exam. ...Read more
What infection: You are not including the meat. What infection are you being tested for? ...Read more
Caution: There are a huge number of labs in rheumatology, but especially with low-titer ANA and lowish-titer ribonucleoprotein, nobody's going to make the call of mixed connective tissue disease or anything else without a strongly supportive history and physical exam. Whenever arthritis is a consideration, a good trusting relationship with a rheumatologist is your best asset. ...Read more