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ANA Screening

Overview brief

ANA Screening is a type of test used to confirm the presence of autoimmune disorders.

What is ANA Screening?

ANA Screening is a test conducted when a person’s immune system starts to react against the normal body constituents considering them as invaders. The ANA Screening test Detect the presence of various autoimmune disorders like lupus and Sjogren syndrome.

Why is ANA Screening suggested?

ANA Screening is suggested when a person is presented with the following symptoms, 

  • Pain in the muscles.
  • Vomiting and dizziness.
  • Numbness in the hand and other parts of the body.

How is ANA Screening tests performed?

The patient is asked to undergo a blood test to confirm the ANA Screening like,

  • The blood is drawn from the vein of the patient.

ANA Screening tests provide perfect results.

What are the parameters measured in ANA Screening?

The parameters measured in ANA Screening  are,

  • Various sensitivity and IgE parameters are tested.
  • ANA Titre levels are measured.

Preparation before performing ANA Screening

Before the ANA Screening test the patients should,

  • Inform about the previous medications to the doctors since certain medications can affect the result of the test.

Post-care after ANA Screening

Post-care after ANA Screening testing are,

  • The patient can leave after the test.
  • The doctor will start the treatment for the particular disorder. The doctor might conduct various other tests to confirm the correct type of autoimmune disease present in the patient.

Sample types in ANA Screening

The sample types in ANA Screening are,

  • Blood samples.

Side effects of ANA Screening test

Common Side effects of ANA Screening tests are,

  • The patient might experience discomfort during the test while drawing blood.

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