Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) – Alkaline for Life

Antinuclear Antibody (ANA)

Product Description

This test detects antibodies to nuclear antigens. It is ordered to help screen for autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and Sjögren’s syndrome. Additionally, it is most often used as one of the tests to diagnose systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).


Fasting is not required for this test. Take all medications as prescribed.


Although a positive ANA result may suggest an autoimmune disorder, the test can be positive in people with allergies, as well as older populations without a known disease.

The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of National Diagnostics, Inc and Life Extension to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health. Specific medical advice including diagnosis and treatment will not be provided. Always seek the advice of a trained health professional for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom National Diagnostics, Inc makes arrangements for your blood tests. Neither National Diagnostics, Inc or Life Extension will be liable for any acts or omissions of the physician, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.

$ 33.33