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I had a antibody nuclear titer test and the results are 1:320 what're does this mean? I also had a antibody nuclear interpet which tested positive

I had a antibody nuclear titer test and the results are 1:320 what're does this mean? I also had a antibody nuclear interpet which tested positive

Any symptoms?: 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, if this is the only abnormality, it is not to be concerned about. Please consult this site for information and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria ...Read more

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Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

48 HOURS TO A WEEK: Blood is drawn and and sent to the lab.Depending on the Lab the results in most labs may be available within 48 hours.Sometimes doctor's office has to call the lab and get the results on phone But by mail it is within a week or less depending on mail time ...Read more

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What does the titer result for hepatitis b surface ab test mean?

What does the titer result for hepatitis b surface ab test mean?

Marker of immunity: Surface ab is either a response to hep b infection or to injection of hep b vaccine. The titer indicates how much antibody is present in the blood. This level varies with time during the course of infection or following an injection. ...Read more

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What happens with a positive ANA test even thought i don't have a titer result yet?

What happens with a positive ANA test even thought i don't have a titer result yet?

See details: A positive screen means nothing. You need a titer to know if the test is truly positive. A positive can be seen in numerous diseases and even in normals. The result needs to be correlated with the clinical picture. ...Read more

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I had a Herpes-6 IgG test done and normal is less than 1:80 titer but my result was exactly 1:80 titer. Significance? I was 15 when the test was done.

I had a Herpes-6 IgG test done and normal is less than 1:80 titer but my result was exactly 1:80 titer. Significance? I was 15 when the test was done.

Do not worry: Almost everybody gets infected with herpes 6 and if otherwise healthy we are none the worse for it. Since your test was done three years ago and you are writing about it, you are fine and will not see any ill effects from the lab result. ...Read more

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What does a variation in results for ANA blood test in the past all were negative what does it mean if the titer is 1:80 and a speckled pattern ?

What does a variation in results for ANA blood test in the past all were negative what does it mean if the titer is 1:80 and a speckled pattern ?

Not much: You need tests for specific antibodies in order to diagnose an auto-immune inflammatory condition such as lupus. See your doctor for complete evaluation. ANA has a high incidence of false positives. ...Read more

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What does a speckled result mean , when having as a result from blood work ? The blood work test was an ANA with titer. My ANA was positive .

What  does a speckled  result mean , when having as a  result from blood work ?  The  blood work  test was  an ANA with titer. My ANA was positive .

SHAPE OF STAIN: Speak to the doctor who ordered the test. The titer result and pattern (speckled) may suggest a diagnosis of a connective tissue disease if correlated with the history and physical findings. ...Read more

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I recently had sinus infections. wondering if it is ok to have a titer test tomorrow. will it affect results?

I recently had sinus infections. wondering if it is ok to have a titer test tomorrow. will it affect results?

More info needed: Probably this won't interfere, but you should re-post your question with information about exactly what test is planned. "Titer" can apply to many different blood tests for various infections. ...Read more