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Old 07-29-2002, 01:49 PM   #1
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Does anyone know HOW specific the anti-smith antibody is to lupus??? Is there anyone who tested positive for the anti-smith? and what did your doctor say???

 
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Old 07-30-2002, 06:54 AM   #2
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Looked thru my bloodtest results and didn't see anything for that one.

If you email the american society of clinical labs with your test results and questions - they are usually pretty good at offering insight. It's free and they are extremely helpful!

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Old 08-04-2002, 03:03 PM   #3
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Anti-sm is considered very specific to lupus, and I believe can confirm the diagnosis.

 
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