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ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore

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ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore Includes 2 testsView All
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Understanding ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore


What is ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore?

An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA is an advanced blood test available with Tata 1mg labs at an affordable price in Bangalore. This test involves a two-step process, starting with the antinuclear antibodies (ANAs) detection by Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) method and progressing to subsequent evaluation using another method called line immunoassay (LIA) to qualitatively analyze 18 specific antigens associated with autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjogren's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Scleroderma etc. This test helps doctors understand and categorize the nature of the autoimmune response in an individual’s body. 

This test is typically suggested when a doctor suspects an autoimmune disorder due to symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, skin rashes, or inflammation. Also, it may be advised if there are risk factors such as aging, obesity, and a family history of autoimmune diseases.

What does ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA measure?

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An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA offers initial screening of antinuclear antibodies (ANA) that are associated with autoimmune disorders. These antibodies, different from typical ones that fight off invaders in the body, can attach to structures inside cell nuclei. If ANAs are present in the blood, it may suggest that your immune system is overly sensitive, causing inflammation against your own tissues and possibly indicating autoimmune diseases. An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA examines 18 different antigens, helping identify patterns related to autoimmune diseases. This comprehensive test helps in the diagnosis of conditions like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, or other autoimmune disorders by assessing the immune system’s activity and detecting the specific antibodies that may indicate an autoimmune response.

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Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) by IFA - End Point Titer

An Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) by IFA - End Point Titer test checks for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in your blood. These antibodies, different from typical ones that fight off invaders in the body, can attach to structures inside the body’s own cell nuclei. If ANAs are present in the blood, it may suggest that your immune system is overly sensitive, causing inflammation against your own tissues and possibly indicating autoimmune diseases. 

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ANA / ENA 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore


Frequently Asked Questions about ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore

Q. Why is the purpose of an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA?

An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA helps detect specific antibodies in your blood, helping in the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases such as lupus and others.

Q. How is an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA performed?

An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA is a simple blood test. Initially, blood is drawn and testing for ANA by IFA method is done. If the results are positive for this test, then it may be followed by the ANA/ ENA blot 18 antigen profile test for a more detailed analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA?

No, there is no risk associated with an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA. However, some individuals may feel a slight sting when a needle is pricked and experience some bleeding that is normal and usually not bothersome. Rarely, some individuals may also experience slight swelling or bruising at the site of the needle prick. Applying ice 3-4 times a day for about a week may help reduce swelling and bruising. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. Does Tata 1mg Labs offer an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore near me?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore near you. The profile is easy to book, is pocket-friendly, and comes with a comprehensible report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA is readily available in Bangalore. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

If you want to schedule an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the cost of an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA at Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Bangalore. An ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA is available at an affordable price of Rs. 3329.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to get the information you need promptly. On average, we take 72 hours to provide the reports of an ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA in Bangalore.

Q. How can I get my ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA report from Tata 1mg?

The e-report of your ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA can be found on the Tata 1mg app in downloadable PDF form. This allows you to access your test results at convenience and securely share them with your healthcare provider for further consultation and guidance regarding your overall health. You can also opt for a hard copy of the reports at a minimal price.
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ANA IFA Reflex to ANA / ENA Blot 18 Antigens (Qualitative) Profile Blot / LIA test price for other cities


Price inMumbaiRs. 3329
Price inGurgaonRs. 3329
Price inPuneRs. 3329
Price inNew DelhiRs. 3329
Price inHyderabadRs. 3329
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References

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