Anti-dsDNA Test

The anti-dsDNA test measures dsDNA antibody blood levels.

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Anti-dsDNA Test FAQ

What is a Anti-dsDNA Test

The Anti-dsDNA Test measures the Anti-dsDNA antibody level in your blood.

Why is an Anti-dsDNA test important?

Anti-dsDNA Antibodies are present in most patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Anti-dsDNA 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.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on October 30, 2017

Anti-dsDNA Test for $149

Anti-dsDNA Blood Test - More Information

The anti-dsDNA test, also known as a DNA (ds) antibody test, measures the anti-dsDNA antibody blood levels.

Anti-dsDNA antibodies, sometimes called double-stranded DNA antibodies, are proteins produced by the immune system that attacks the DNA within the body's own cells. The actual trigger that leads to the production of anti-dsDNA antibodies is not yet fully understood although it may have something to do with DNA existing outside of a cell after a cell is destroyed. Anti-dsDNA antibodies are of clinical significance because high blood levels are very specific for diagnosing SLE and also lupus nephritis. Additionally, elevated levels correlate with the severity of SLE which makes anti-dsDNA antibodies useful as a blood marker to evaluate disease management.

To get an anti-dsDNA test near you, simply order online and get your blood drawn at the selected Quest Diagnostics lab. Once your anti-dsDNA lab results are ready, they will be available for download. As can be seen on the sample anti-dsDNA lab report above, anti-dsDNA antibody blood levels are reported as a number and can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab.

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