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Parietal Cell Ab result was 10.0 what does it mean?

Parietal Cell Ab result was 10.0 what does it mean?

Hard to tell: Anti-parietal cell antibodies are age & sex dependent, with an increasing incidence in women and older people. This blood test looks for antibodies against the parietal cells of the stomach. Depending on which laboratory assay was used to determine the level of antibodies without a reference point it would be inappropriate to assign significance to the number. ...Read more

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Parietal Cell Ab result was 10.0 what does it mean? nobody will answer

Parietal Cell Ab result was 10.0 what does it mean? nobody will answer

Blood test : It is a blood test done to test for B12 deficiency . It is called Parietal Cell Antibody . There is an immune mediated process that leads to the destruction of the parietal cells of the stomach and then the production of the Intrinsic factor . As a result , the body wi not be able to absorb diathermy B12 leafy to B12 deficiency . Anything less. Than 20 is negative . And do not have B12 deficienc ...Read more

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Every time i eat i get a stomach upset . Is this normal ? My blood test showed positive gastric parietal cell antibody

Every time i eat i get a stomach upset . Is this normal ? My blood test showed positive gastric parietal cell antibody

Not normal : Stomach upset after meals may be related to inflammation or irritation of your stomach and is not normal. It might be related to use of nsaids. Anti parietal cell antibody positive test may or may not be related. Should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I tested positive for if antibodies, however no parietal cell antibodies, I am not anemic so GP says I do not have PA.Will IF suppl help absorb b 12?

I tested positive for if antibodies, however no parietal cell antibodies, I am not anemic so GP says I do not have PA.Will  IF  suppl help absorb b 12?

Treat disease: Most doctors are reminded to treat the patient, not the lab. Your antibody profile may be a normal variant, or the beginning of disease. But if you are not symptomatic, and are not anemic, then adding a medication seems like a bad policy. If things change, then the decision should be reconsidered. ...Read more

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Ana titer with reflex to ifa of 1:320 and neg for antibody tests what does that mean? Pattern was speckled and homogeneos

Ana titer with reflex to ifa of 1:320 and neg for antibody tests what does that mean? Pattern was speckled and homogeneos

See details: You have a positive ANA which is a screening test for lupus. However, it is positive in numerous other diseases and even in normal people. See a rheumatologist to determine what it means. ...Read more

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My teen had ANA test but now dr is saying we need a "reflex titer" blood test. What is it and does that mean ANA positive?

Suggestive of auto-: Immune disorder. A high concentration of anti-nuclear antibody is one indicator or auto-immune disease. Titer is one expression for concentration of a particular antibody. See this site for info on ana: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003535.Htm. ...Read more

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Had HSV DNA PCR test with CSF? Negative. Also had HSV 1/2 antibody (IgM), IFA with reflex to Titer, CSF. Negative. Can I still have HSV 1 or 2?

Had HSV DNA PCR test with CSF?  Negative.  Also had HSV 1/2 antibody (IgM), IFA with reflex to Titer, CSF. Negative. Can I still have HSV 1 or 2?

No HSV in CNS: With these tests, you're obviously under a doctor's care, maybe including an infectious diseases specialist or neurologist. They can answer these questions best. But these results effectively rule out HSV infection of your central nervous system. Something else is causing the problem. That said, the HSV IgM test is notoriously unreliable. You probably also had an IgG test, probably negative. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Recently had pap, lb+reflex hr hpv done. Normal pap but says endocervical/metaplastic cells sufficient but no result for HPV? Should I be worried? 

Recently had pap, lb+reflex hr hpv done. Normal pap but says endocervical/metaplastic cells sufficient but no result for HPV? Should I be worried? 

Just keep on pap...: All what you have to do if having history of HPV is doing PAP smear more diligent and vigilant than those without HPV since there is nothing could be done with the past, in attesting: Life is a constant changing and adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation from inception to eternity. ...Read more