This test is used to help diagnose and monitor lupus. Anti-dsDNA is one of a group of autoantibodies called antinuclear antibodies. These are produced by ones immune system and fail to distinguish between self” and “nonself” which causes damage.
Individuals who would need to test for possibility of lupus and those who experience the following symptoms: fatigues, weakness, joint pain and rashes on the skin.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.