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(immunology)
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According to report published by Grand View Research, The global antinuclear antibody test market size was valued at USD 923.1 million in 2017.
Kim et al., "Comparative Study of Immunofluorescent Antinuclear Antibody Test and Line Immunoassay Detecting 15 Specific Autoantibodies in Patients With Systemic Rheumatic Disease," Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, vol.
Its abrupt onset and marked pruritus spoke against it, though, as did the negative serum antinuclear antibody test, which had been ordered.
Huitt routinely orders sputum cultures, a genetic screen for cystic fibrosis, an [[alpha].sub.1]-antitrypsin level and phenotype, an antinuclear antibody test, quantitative immunoglobulins, an esophagram, and pulmonary function tests to sift through the following causes of bronchiectasis:
Her primary care physician had ordered an antinuclear antibody test, which was positive at 1:640.
Laboratory results showed a highly positive lupus anticoagulant test, leukopenia, elevated anticardiolipin antibody, a positive antinuclear antibody test, negative rheumatoid factor, and below-normal protein C levels.
Other tests included a tuberculosis skin test, HIV-I antibody test, antinuclear antibody test, rheumatoid factor, hepatitis A and B profiles, protein and immunoelectrophoresis, and immunoglobulin G subclasses.
A comparison of the sensitivities and specificities of different substrates for the fluorescent antinuclear antibody test. Am J Clin Pathol 1980;74:785-90.