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G6pd Deficiency Lab Test
Electrophoresis: Blood counts can suggest thalassemia (small red blood cells). Some thalassemia can be confirmed with electrophoresis, which quantifies the different types of hemoglobin present in rbcs. Similar studies can be done on the parents for additional info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupus panel negative. Sed rate 30 should b under 20. Ana positive w/ spec pattern. Serum protein electrophoresis test normal. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok.?
4/5 results- test neg scl70, double stranded dna, ssa, ssb, smith rmp sederate, esr&crp norm, electrolyte/white/red blood norm.Again + ANA 1:160 centromer. What additional test to exclude scleroderma/crest?
4 hsv-2 type-specific IgG tests.1 partner for all. 1st=negative. 2nd test @7mo.=positive 3.3igg. 3rd test @11mo=negative. 4th test@21mo. = negative?
Lab Error: I would chalk this up to lab error, but in my patients we do not leave it there. There is a much better and more valid test to be done called a western blot test for herpes. This definitive test should have already been offered to you so that you can know for a fact whether you have herpes or not. ...Read more
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?
Iron deficiency, platelet 116, B12 852, ANA positive 640 speckled, ENA negative.Chest x ray, pelvic ultrasound, upper fluoroscopy normal.What do I have?
Quite a few: Tests results and no story to tie it all together. Follow up with your doc to finish working through your complaints. ...Read more
Probably not: Likely false positive test. There must be at least 4 major criteria. ...Read more
False positive hep c antibody tests? I have had 2 positive tests 1.04, 1.15 and one negative test. Also 2 negative PCR tests, 18 wks after needle stic
Hep C unlikely: 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. Having said that, give than Hep C pcr test was negative at 18 weeks after exposure, it is unlikely that you have Hep C infection. ...Read more
Is a simple coagulation lab test (PT/PTT INR & Fibrinogen) sufficient to diagnose Protein C,
&/or Factor V leidmen mutation disorders?
3 hep c antibody screen tests done. First low positive, 2nd two neg. thoughts? Could the two negatives be false negatives?
Lab tests showed the following: ANA w/titre & pattern 1:320 and a thyroid peroxidase ab 484.0...Could high ANA be because of positive hashimoto's?
Erosive gastritis. h.pylori blood test positive, breath test positive, stool antigen test negative, biopsy negative. what to do ?
Treat it: The positive H. pylori antibody test is not a reliable indicator of current infection. The gold standard for H. pylori treatment is the gastric biopsy, and this is negative in this patient. However, I am impressed by the positive breath test and erosive gastritis. I would have expected stool antigen to be positive, as it mirrors the breath test. Given the discrepant results, treat the patient. ...Read more
What tests did they do?
-rpr, rfx qn rpr/confirm tp-pa
value (normal range
non reactive (non reactive
Because of negative mannitol test & heavy dysnea, Dr. ordered methacholine challenge, but my dna shows pseudocholinesterase deficiency. Safe test?
Methacholine: Did you have PFTs? First do that ,Rrare to use methacholine in the US as those with asthma can have a severe response. Discuss your deficiency and PFTs wtth your doctor. methacholine is metabolized by acethycholinesterase and si resistent to inactivation by pseuodcholinesterase , so that should not be a factor. See http://www.rxlist.com/provocholine-drug/clinical-pharmacology.htm ...Read more
ANA via ELISA 74 units, strong positive (negative via IFA)
Anti-Cardiolipin IgG 22 CU, moderate positive
Short answer is : Needing more info on labs and clinical symptoms. ANA positive is sensitive for possible autoimmune disease.but not very specific. Every lab on your ENA panel is important esp they are moderate positive and they all mean something different. Lab is never enough for diagnosis esp rheumatic condition. It is important for you to find a rheumatologist for thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more
Could celiac disease cause ANA positive 1:640 spec pattern and elevated sed. Lupus neg.. Serum protein normal ?
No!: No it would not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr I have HBsAG positive , hbeag negative and HBV DNA quantification results 3206 iu/ml liv function test are normal range any treatment available?
Immunochromatography rapid antibody test negative @42 days.Blood serum CMIA screening test@50 days(7th week) is 0.15 non reactive. Results conclusive?
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