ANA TEST POSITIVE
RECENTLY MY DAUGHTER SUFFERED FROM PERSISTENT FEVER AND HAD TO BE HOSPITALIZED. DURING INVESTIGATIONS ANA TEST POSITIVE FOLLOWED BY ANA PROFILE SHOWED SS-A POSITIVE 3+ AND RO52 POSITIVE 2+. WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES AND SUGGESTED DOCTOR WITH TREATMENT. PRESENTLY SHE HAS BEEN DISCHARGED AND HAS NO FEVER FOR LAST 05 DAYS AND APPARENTLY LOOKS OK.
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Hello.... A positive result for SS-A/Ro antibodies is consistent with connective tissue disease, including Sjogren syndrome, lupus erythematosus (LE), or rheumatoid arthritis.basically these antibodies are present in the autoimmune conditions. Result may show false positive for test. Based on the symptoms one can diagnose the condition.
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