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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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I have antibody p in blood. What does that mean?

I have antibody p in blood. What does that mean?

Hemolytic anemia: Have you had problems with anemia? Auto antibodies that recognize the p antigen on red blood cells cause something known as donath-landsteiner hemolytic anemia (dhla), previously known as paroxysmal hemoglobinuria. Dlha is associated with sudden onset of hemoglobinuria (hemoglobin in urine after red blood cells break open) after exposure to cold temperature. Treatment is varied based on symptoms. ...Read more

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I have antibody p in my blood what does this mean? I found out about it when I was in high school from the amercian red cross.

I have antibody p in my blood what does this mean? I found out about it when I was in high school from the amercian red cross.

Minor RBC antibody: This is one of many minor red blood cell antibodies. It might mean absolutely nothing, but you should ask your obstetrician/gynecologist about this in further depth. ...Read more

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+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?

+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?

See allergist and dermatologist: Your symptoms and clinical picture suggests to different diagnosis as -either simple allergic condition, or connective tissue disease, lupus erythrommatosus. You should be further investigated as blood test and may be skin biopsy may give clue to diagnosis. Avoid sun exposure, taking anti allergic medication and steroids may help. Consult the dermatologist ...Read more

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I have antibody p in blood. What does that mean?

Hemolytic anemia: Have you had problems with anemia? Auto antibodies that recognize the p antigen on red blood cells cause something known as donath-landsteiner hemolytic anemia (dhla), previously known as paroxysmal hemoglobinuria. Dlha is associated with sudden onset of hemoglobinuria (hemoglobin in urine after red blood cells break open) after exposure to cold temperature. Treatment is varied based on symptoms. ...Read more

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I have antibody p in my blood what does this mean? I found out about it when I was in high school from the amercian red cross.

Minor RBC antibody: This is one of many minor red blood cell antibodies. It might mean absolutely nothing, but you should ask your obstetrician/gynecologist about this in further depth. ...Read more

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How fast can you create antibodies?

5 to 7 days: The ability to detect the antibodies affects this answer. The early antibodies are those of the IgM class but there are 5 all together. The antibodies can be formed fast but until a certain level occurs they can not be detected. 5 to 7 days for the early IgM antibodies and longer for igg more permanent antibodies. ...Read more

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What is some type of antibody positive?

Exposure: A positive antibody response indicates prior exposure to that agent. Some of the antibodies means nothing more than just that. Others may provide defense or cause diseases. ...Read more

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What are antibodies and how do they help?

What are antibodies and how do they help?

Bind to site (s).: Antibodies (abs) are molecules made to bind to sites on infected cells, bacteria, viral particles, etc. To help the immune system fight disease. For example, monoclonal antibodies bind to the same epitope/site, while polyclonal abs bind to many sites. These can be used in treating cancer and hdnb, autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, and in diagnostic tests, like western blot. ...Read more

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My ccp antibodies result is 23, what does that mean?

See below: The report should have a reference range, which varies with different methods. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. See this site for info. Http://www.rheumatology.org/publications/hotline/1003anticcp. Asp. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are antibodies in your body made?

Can you tell me how are antibodies in your body made?

Like other proteins: In the golgi and endoplasmic reticulum of plasma cells when required in bulk. Their sequences are determined during the randomization before birth. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be antibody ahcv reactive by eciq?

Unclear question: If you mean antibody to hepatitis C virus detected by ECiQ analyzer, then if the antibody is present, it warrants further testing to look for Hep C nucleic acid to determine if you have active infection of a previous infection that is no longer active. About 80% of the people infected with Hep C develop chronic infection. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to have a low number of antibodies?

What can cause someone to have a low number of antibodies?

A number of things,: Most common would be losing protein from the blood and the antibody level would correlate with low serum albumin levels (intestinal or kidney disease). Severe malnutrition is another possibility. Medication side effect is another (eg prolonged prednisone treatment). Finally, primary immune deficiency with poor B-cell function is possible and would correlate with history of infection ...Read more

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What's a normal level for sm antibody?

Depends on whose sm: Different labs have different ranges for their positive test. They usually set the range for detection at a certain level. Below that level they have many people without lupus that would have a + test. Above that level is what they call a + test. But not all labs are created equal - so each has there own level determined by their scientific investigations. ...Read more

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What does it mean echinococcus antibody?

Exposure: It means that you have been exposed to echinococcus- the dog tape worm. If it is an igm antibody, it means a recent exposure. If it is just igg antibody, then it means you have been exposed to it sometime in the past. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

What does it mean if I have hla antibodies?

Depends: Women who have been pregnant often have HLA antibodies. Their blood can cause side effects if transfused. If you need an organ transplant, it may make it more difficult to find compatible organ. Otherwise it is harmless. ...Read more