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How are ANA blood tests related to autoimmune disease?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: One marker

Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) are one marker of auto-immune disease.
There are sub-types of ANA that have specificity for different diseases. The antibodies may not be the casue of disease, but a marker of the disorder.

In brief: One marker

Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) are one marker of auto-immune disease.
There are sub-types of ANA that have specificity for different diseases. The antibodies may not be the casue of disease, but a marker of the disorder.
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