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Doctor insights on: Anti Double Stranded Dna

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Dna (Definition)

Dna are the coding molecules found in all living things on earth which contain the instructions on how to build living things. Its is comprised the nucleotide molecules which are ...Read more


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My double stranded DNA is 6 which is "indeterminate" what does "indeterminate" mean when it comes to this test?

My double stranded DNA is 6 which is "indeterminate" what does "indeterminate" mean when it comes to this test?

DNA: There is no such thing dna 6. Are you taking about human herpes virus 6 dna detection test. If so, indeterminate means antibody titer is neither positive nor negative. It is falling in the grey zone. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your double stranded DNA test comes back positive?

hard to say: The results need to be evaluated in the context of the clinical picture. What symptoms led to the test being ordered in the first place? ...Read more

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What can a double stranded DNA blood test indicate?

What can a double stranded DNA blood test indicate?

Lupus.: Systemic lupus erythematosus can be associated with dsdna antibodies, although these can be seen with other autoimmune disorder of overlap. ...Read more

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Just diagnosed with lupus due to double stranded dna. My ch50 was 350 though. Usually this is low in lupus. What could this mean?

Just diagnosed with lupus due to double stranded dna.  My ch50 was 350 though.  Usually this is low in lupus.  What could this mean?

See rheumatologist: Serologic lab results in patients suspected as having lupus can be tricky to interpret. If you have not done so already, see a rheumatologist for a full evaluation. He/she can review your entire picture including the history and physical and can discuss the significance of the various lab tests. ...Read more

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I had a negative ANA test but positive double stranded DNA test do I have lupus?

I had a negative ANA test but positive double stranded DNA test do I have lupus?

Not enough data: The diagnosis of luppus is made on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms confirmed by specific lab tests including the dna antibody. This antibody can also be positive in other auto immune diseases. Since you did not mention symptoms, there is no way to answer your question. ...Read more

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Would bloods for autoimmune screen ANA double stranded DNA ENA anca still show positive if there had been an autoimmune response even 6 years ago?

Would bloods for autoimmune screen ANA double stranded DNA ENA anca still show positive if there had been an autoimmune response even 6 years ago?

See below: You also have to take in account that these panels frequently have false positives and assays vary from lab to lab. It is has been estimated that up 30% of all anas drawn are false positives. Only your doctor or your rheumatologist can interpret these results in context with your history and symptoms. ...Read more

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What definitive lab test can r/o or confirm lupus while prego? + hashimotos , also + ana, +double stranded DNA . How do I determine a true yes or no?

What definitive lab test can r/o or confirm lupus while prego? + hashimotos , also + ana, +double stranded DNA . How do I determine a true yes or no?

See details: First of all, see a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. While an ANA can often be positive in hashimoto's it is much more unusual for the dna to be positive. Since you do not list your symptoms, it is impossible to offer a more specific opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a person have lupus and CNS symptoms along with fatigue, pos ANA and double stranded dna? And not the classic symptoms?

Is it possible that a person have lupus and CNS symptoms along with fatigue, pos ANA and double stranded dna? And not the classic symptoms?

Yes: You need to see a rheumatologist to confirm you have lupus. The answer to your question is yes but it is not clear whether you have lupus of not. ...Read more

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I had a positive ana, double stranded dna, and I believe smith's antibodies. I also had a butterfly rash at the time. Besides lupus, what could it be?

I had a positive ana, double stranded dna, and I believe smith's antibodies. I also had a butterfly rash at the time. Besides lupus, what could it be?

Probably Lupus: A butterfly rash is often seen with lupus, but could also been seen with vitamin deficiency disorders like pellagra or connective tissue disases like dermatomyositis. However, the positive ANA and smith's antibodies most likely indicate it is lupus. You should see your physician to be properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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How common is it to get a false positive for lupus while pregnant. I also have hashimotos got a + double stranded DNA very high ?

It certainly: Can occur and is also associated weakly with your prior diagnosis of hashimoto's check w/ your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant , I have hashimotos, and experiencing major joint pain. I have lab work + ANA w/ + double stranded DNA .What am i looking at ?

See below: You need to see a rheumatologist to rule out lupus as these labs can be false positives on occasion. However if the labs are truly positive, then a rheumatologist will be working closely with your OB as sometimes lupus can get worse in pregnancy if you have it. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a DNA double strand ab test and a nuclear ab test?

What is the difference between a DNA double strand ab test and a nuclear ab test?

Subset of ANA: Antinuclear antibodies comprise of a number of specificities. One type is reactive with double stranded dna is more indicative of lupus. Other antibodies react with different components of nuclear including nucleoli, ribonuclear proteins complexes etc. ...Read more

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The double strand break in DNA used in Crispr tecnique, is this alteration then passed on to the offspring and future generations..?!

The double strand break in DNA used in Crispr tecnique, is this alteration then passed on to the offspring and future generations..?!

Depends : If it is done in germ line tissue -I.e. Eggs or sperm cells - then those changes are passed to future progeny. If the cells that have been altered are not in the germ line then they only affect that individual. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an ANA test and a DNA double strand ab test?

What is the difference between an ANA test and a DNA double strand ab test?

Specificity: Nuclear antibodies are antibodies directed against the contents of the nucleus of the human cell. There are several types of nuclear antibodies including those directed against histone, chromatin, nuclear proteins, RNA and double stranded dna. Ds dna is specifically associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the doctors say my blood work is double dna strand?

What does it mean when the doctors say my blood work is double dna strand?

Incomplete info: About the only blood test that specifically refers to double stranded DNA is a test for antibody to double stranded DNA and is a marker for systemic lupus. By itself it is not diagnostic of lupus. If lupus is a consideration, you may consult this site: http://lupusresearchinstitute.org/lupus-facts/lupus-diagnosis For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more