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What is the difference between a DNA double strand ab test and a nuclear ab test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Subset of ANA

Antinuclear antibodies comprise of a number of specificities.
One type is reactive with double stranded dna is more indicative of lupus. Other antibodies react with different components of nuclear including nucleoli, ribonuclear proteins complexes etc.

In brief: Subset of ANA

Antinuclear antibodies comprise of a number of specificities.
One type is reactive with double stranded dna is more indicative of lupus. Other antibodies react with different components of nuclear including nucleoli, ribonuclear proteins complexes etc.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Specificity

Nuclear antibodies are antibodies directed against the contents of the nucleus of the human cell.
There are several types of nuclear antibodies including those directed against histone, chromatin, nuclear proteins, RNA and double stranded dna. Ds dna is specifically associated with systemic lupus erythematosus.

In brief: Specificity

Nuclear antibodies are antibodies directed against the contents of the nucleus of the human cell.
There are several types of nuclear antibodies including those directed against histone, chromatin, nuclear proteins, RNA and double stranded dna. Ds dna is specifically associated with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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