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What causes elevated histone antibody levels in bloodworm?

What causes elevated histone antibody levels in bloodworm?

???: I am not sure about a correlation with blood worm and this antibody? Anti-histone antibodies are autoantibodies that are found in 50%-70% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (sle), but I am unawre of a correlation with blood worms? Posibly a pathologist may know of a correlation. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


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Blood work results: "elevated rheumatoid factor & ccp c/w ra; elevated jo 1 (34h) & anti histone (1.2h) antibodies, mng" what should this mean to me?

Blood work results: "elevated rheumatoid factor & ccp c/w ra; elevated jo 1 (34h) & anti histone (1.2h) antibodies, mng" what should this mean to me?

See a rheumatologist: The rf and ccp would suggest RA strongly: the jo-1 can go along with polymyositis, but your rheumatologist would need to see if they thought you have that. ...Read more

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What causes elevated histone antibody levels in bloodworm?

???: I am not sure about a correlation with blood worm and this antibody? Anti-histone antibodies are autoantibodies that are found in 50%-70% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (sle), but I am unawre of a correlation with blood worms? Posibly a pathologist may know of a correlation. ...Read more

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Blood work results: "elevated rheumatoid factor & ccp c/w ra; elevated jo 1 (34h) & anti histone (1.2h) antibodies, mng" what should this mean to me?

See a rheumatologist: The rf and ccp would suggest RA strongly: the jo-1 can go along with polymyositis, but your rheumatologist would need to see if they thought you have that. ...Read more

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I have dual pattern speckled centro mere, low positive ana. High availability, positive IgG histone. What does this indicative?

I have dual pattern speckled centro mere, low positive ana. High availability,  positive IgG histone.  What does this indicative?

Rx person, not labs: The anti-nuclear antibody test is one of the most difficult for a commercial lab to perform, and i've learned to distrust results. If you have crest clinically, i'd consider this supported by your labs; if you have drug-induced lupus clinically, ditto. Ultimately, the diagnosis and the decision to treat or not will be made by your rheumatologist in collaboration with you. ...Read more

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Doctor did lab work , did a histone about test came back positive.What does this test indicate?

Doctor did lab work , did a histone about test came back positive.What does this test indicate?

This: This antibody can be seen in systemic and drug-induced lupus. It is up to your rheumatologist to interpret this test result in the context of your symptoms and the rest of your lab results. ...Read more