What is the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test?
Anti-dsDNA is a type of antinuclear antibody (ANA) that attacks the DNA of cells. In the case of patients having a positive ANA test, it is always advisable to undergo the test. This test specifically differentiates between lupus and any other type of autoimmune disorder.
When is the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test recommended?
It is recommended:
If you have any symptoms that might suggest systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) along with a positive ANA test. The various signs and symptoms of lupus are: low-grade fever, bone or joint pains, muscle pains, skin rashes, sensitivity to light, hair loss, and weight loss.
It might also be ordered to monitor the progress of the disease or flare-ups in a person who has already been diagnosed with lupus.
What does it measure?
The Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test:
Measures the number of antibodies to double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (anti-dsDNA) that may be present in the blood. The Anti-dsDNA Antibody test is also used for the detection of SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus).
Anti-dsDNA is one of the various antinuclear antibodies (ANA) directed against substances found in the nucleus of cells. It might be present at a low level in a number of disorders. Anti-dsDNA is primarily associated with the autoimmune disorder systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or LUPUS).
A positive test needs immediate medical intervention. If it is ignored, it can lead to multiple organ damage.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 2 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test in Delhi?
The cost of the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test in Delhi is Rs. 1,300.
How often should I get tested for the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test?
Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test?
<30.0 IU/mL Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Anti-dsDNA Antibody (EIA) test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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