Double Stranded Ana

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Ms.MamaD
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   Posted 9/22/2011 11:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Does that mean I have lupus if my Ana has es antibodies? What specific tests can I ask for to help the diagnosis and what is the criteria of Lupus?

aimsgirl16
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   Posted 9/22/2011 4:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Did you mean Double stranded DNA? (ds-dna)...this is one of the critea for lupus, I will attach a link to the mayo clinic that discusses diagnosing lupus...
 
Sorry you are here but I hope you can find the information you are looking for. Welcome to HW!
 
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lupus/DS00115/DSECTION=tests-and-diagnosis
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Ms.MamaD
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   Posted 9/22/2011 4:14 PM (GMT -6)   
thank you all resources do help me understand better yes I meant ds-DNA
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