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Antinuclear ab: positive, speckled; titer to follow. Ana titer: 1:40 anti-dna (sle): < 4 iu/ml is this a positive blood test for sle?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: No

An ANA of only 1:40 is usually considered a negative test.
In addition, your dna was also negative.

In brief: No

An ANA of only 1:40 is usually considered a negative test.
In addition, your dna was also negative.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to read the lab results as s/he knows all of your health issues.
ANA is positive in a many people 50 year of age who do not have sle.

In brief: Not necessarily

All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to read the lab results as s/he knows all of your health issues.
ANA is positive in a many people 50 year of age who do not have sle.
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