The most commonly discussed antiphospholipid antibodies associated with lupus are lupus anticoagulant (LA) and anticardiolipin antibody (aCL).

The most commonly discussed antiphospholipid antibodies associated with lupus are lupus anticoagulant (LA) and anticardiolipin antibody (aCL).

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Lupus And Me Understanding your blood test results. This will come in handy, many times.

Lupus And Me Understanding your blood test results. This will come in handy, many times.

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Rehabilitation Management for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients from Johns Hopkins Arthritis

Rehabilitation Management for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients from Johns Hopkins Arthritis

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The frequency of positivity on ANA screening test (on Hep-2 cells) is as follows:      Mixed connective tissue disease: 100%     Drug-induced lupus erythematosus: 100%     Systemic lupus erythematosus: 95%-100%     Sjögren syndrome: 80%     Scleroderma: 60%-95%     Polymyositis-dermatomyositis: 49%-74%     Rheumatoid arthritis: 40%-60%     Normal: Less than 4%

The frequency of positivity on ANA screening test (on Hep-2 cells) is as follows: Mixed connective tissue disease: 100% Drug-induced lupus erythematosus: 100% Systemic lupus erythematosus: 95%-100% Sjögren syndrome: 80% Scleroderma: 60%-95% Polymyositis-dermatomyositis: 49%-74% Rheumatoid arthritis: 40%-60% Normal: Less than 4%

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Lupus Blood Tests

Lupus Blood Tests

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The Johns Hopkins Lupus Center lists five things to avoid if you have lupus, including garlic, melatonin, alfalfa sprouts and echinacea.

The Johns Hopkins Lupus Center lists five things to avoid if you have lupus, including garlic, melatonin, alfalfa sprouts and echinacea.

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How to read Hypothyroidism blood tests and other things to do/avoid.

How to read Hypothyroidism blood tests and other things to do/avoid.

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Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Cancer Death. A previous study by others found daily aspirin reduced cancer death risk by 37%.

Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Cancer Death. A previous study by others found daily aspirin reduced cancer death risk by 37%.

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Checking Your Own INR - Anticoagulation Home Blood Testing Machines And INR Monitoring for Coumadin (Warfarin) Users

Checking Your Own INR - Anticoagulation Home Blood Testing Machines And INR Monitoring for Coumadin (Warfarin) Users

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This is a great tool to use when going over my blood labs
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