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Why do pcps tend to run direct ANA and rheum mds run ANA titers? Should pcps be running the titer instead when suspecting autoimmune condition?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
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In brief: Ana

Difference usually pcp screening for disease where rheumatology looking for severity of disease or following disease activity .
Personally i order with reflex to titter.

In brief: Ana

Difference usually pcp screening for disease where rheumatology looking for severity of disease or following disease activity .
Personally i order with reflex to titter.
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