What is an ANA Test?
The ANA test is a blood test that measures the level of ANA (Antinuclear Antibody).
Why is an ANA Test important?
The ANA test is a screening test for autoimmune disease. Elevated ANA antibody titers are suspicious for inflammatory and autoimmune disorders such as arthritis and lupus. If your test result is positive, this test will automatically run the ANA reflex titer and pattern.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This ANA Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.