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Tomorrow is my first rheumatologist appointment, can aperson have autoimmune disease based on positive ANA titer320 and negative4 all ab specific tests?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes

Many individuals with lupus or related autoimmune diseases will have an ANA as the only positive autoantibody.

In brief: Yes

Many individuals with lupus or related autoimmune diseases will have an ANA as the only positive autoantibody.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily.

Check out this link.
Best wishes! http://www.Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/antinuclear_antibodies_(ana)/.

In brief: Not necessarily.

Check out this link.
Best wishes! http://www.Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/antinuclear_antibodies_(ana)/.
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