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Monday, December 9, 2013
ANA and environmental allergies
Can being around animals that I am allergic to attribute to my ANA blood test being abnormal. I am trying to find out if the allergents can effect my autoimmune system.
No. Allergen exposure has no causal relation to a positive ANA or autoimmunity.
I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati