ANTI NUCLEAR ANTIBODY / FACTOR (ANA / ANF), IFA (HEP-2) REFLEX TO ENA PROFILE
ANA is useful in the diagnosis of patients with autoimmune diseases such as SLE, Mixed connective tissue disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, Progressive systemic sclerosis and CREST syndrome. The incidence of low titre ANA positivity increases with age in normal individuals. many drugs like Hydralazine and Procainamide may induce ANA production.
Overnight fasting is preferred.
Sample Mon through Sat by 11 am; Report Next day