Check our first thread, Lupus Resources.
halfway down is an good explanation of ANA levels, what they do and don't mean, and what the different patterns usually correlate with.
In general, numbers & patterns are a loose guideline that indicate to Drs where to look for other symptoms; they don't have absolute meanings like some other lab tests.
Hope that helps!
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002DIAGNOSING LUPUS & LUPUS RESOURCES
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