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Posted 21 January 2011 - 12:08 AM

New research finds pattern for detecting 'false-positive' ANA results.

The presence of antinuclear antibodies (ANA) indicates the possibility of autoimmunity. However, studies have shown that a "false-positive" ANA test occurs in up to 13% of healthy individuals. The Medical News. 01/04/11. (Also see: Antibodies)

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