Antihistone Antibodies Blood Test

Antihistone Antibodies Blood Test

Quick Overview

This test is used to help in the diagnosis of drug-induced lupus erythematosus.

Test #012518


Availability: In stock

Also Known As Histone Autoantibodies
Preparation No special preparation required.
Test Results 1-2 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

This test may be used to help in the diagnosis and monitoring of drug-induced lupus erythematosus. Histone antibodies are autoantibodies that are produced by a person's immune system from their histones. Histone autoantibodies are one several types of antinuclear antibodies including a variety of auto-immune disorders and lupus. Drugs can stimulate the production of histone antibodies in some people and can cause a type of lupus called drug-induced lupus erythematosus.

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