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Antinuclear Antibodies And Interferon
Interferons are a diverse group of proteins that belong to a class of glycoproteins known as cytokines. Interferons were first discovered for their ability to block viral replication within host cells. They also have been found to activate immune cells for many disease processes. There are several classes of interferons, types i, ii and iii, depending on ...Read more
Blood test: Have a blood test for antinuclear antibiodies. Routine screening for such is not recommended as positive tests in absence of disease are common. ...Read more
Any one: Depending on the concentration/titer of the antibody, it may be a false positive if it is low titer; if the titer is high it may portend an auto-immune disease like lupus or arthritis. However the person with ANA is still susceptible to all other diseases that affect other people with similar genetic background and environment. ...Read more
Tested twice for antinuclear antibodies and got weak posatives does this effect fertility or cause misscarrge or mean im likely to get autoimume thing?
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