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Antinuclear antibodies are diagnostic of what?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Part of diagnosis
Antinuclear antibodies, ana, may be present in older folks without any disease.
ANA are present in many diseases, e.g., lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune disorders. Presence of ANA needs to be evaluated in concert with other findings.

In brief: Part of diagnosis
Antinuclear antibodies, ana, may be present in older folks without any disease.
ANA are present in many diseases, e.g., lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune disorders. Presence of ANA needs to be evaluated in concert with other findings.
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