antinuclear antibody

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antinuclear antibody

n. Abbr. ANA
Any of various antibodies that react with nuclear antigens such as nucleic acids and histones and are often present in the blood of people with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
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Blood count, sedimentation rate, biochemical parameters, protein electrophoresis, levels of immunoglobulin, complement, antistreptolysin O, C-reactive protein, rheumatoid factor, anti-nuclear antibody, anti-deoxyribonucleic acid levels, tumor markers, and thyroid function tests were all within normal limits.
ANA antibodies were detected through Mouse Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) ELISA kit (Catalogue # GA-E0266MS) purchased from GenAsia.
M2 PHARMA-June 12, 2017-Technavio Predicts 7% Growth in Global Anti-nuclear Antibody Testing Market
Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA), ribonucleoprotein (RNP), Sjogren-syndrome--related antigen A (SS-A), Sjogren-syndrome--related B (SS-B), scleroderma antibodies, anti-dsDNA, anti-Smith antibody, thyroglobulin antibody, and anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies were negative.
The anti-nuclear antibody test was positive at a titre of 1:2 560, as was the anti-U1RNP antibody, and anti-Ro antibody.
The most helpful markers for diagnosing WG are by far anti-nuclear antibody (ANA), cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (c-ANCA), and anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (anti-PR3).
The anti-nuclear antibody was weakly positive at a titer of 1:40, while the anti-smooth muscle antibody, anti-mitochondrial antibody and anti-liver kidney microsomal antibody were all negative.
Laboratory findings in patients with levamisole-induced vasculitis include leukopenia (leukocyte count <4000/[micro]L), neutropenia (neutrophil count <1500/[micro]L), agranulocytosis (neutrophil count <500/[micro]L), elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, normal coagulation studies, and positive autoantibodies including p- and c-ANCAs, anti-nuclear antibody, and lupus anticoagulant.
High levels of anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) and anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) and other connective tissue antibodies in patients with autoimmune thyroid disorder and ophthalmopathy support the view that "Graves' disease is a collagen-like disorder.
The following tests were performed in all study participants for the study purposes: anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) anti-double stranded DNA (anti- dsDNA) anti-liver/kidney microsomal type 1 (LKM-1) anti-smooth muscle antibody (Anti-SMA) antimitochondrial antibodies (AMA) perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (p-ANCA) cytoplasmic ANCA (c-ANCA) anti-SSA/Ro anti- SSB/La anti-Scl-70 anti-centromere antibody Anti-Jo-1 anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-tpo) Anti thyroglobulin (anti-Tg) Anti-U1small nuclear (sn) RNP (Anti-U1snRNP) Anti Smith antibody (Anti- Sm) and anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA).
Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) positivity was seen in 80% of the patients.
Studies for c-ANCA, anti-proteinase 3 (PR3), anti-GBM, cryoglobulins, complement levels, anti-nuclear antibody, rheumatoid factor, hepatitis A, B, and C, and creatinine kinase were normal.