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FANA

Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibody (FANA) is a test for unusualantibodies in the structures within thenucleusof the cell. Presence of FANA indicates the possible presence of autoimmune diseases such as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) or Polymyositis.


Symptoms of autoimmune disorders can include such things asfever, fatigue, joint pain, and unexplained rashes.



Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibody (FANA) can also beordered for diagnosis of collagen-vascular diseases.

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