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Autoantibodies to Histone
Extractable Nuclear Antibody, Histone
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Testing for autoantibodies to total histones is useful for evaluating patients suspected of having drug-induced lupus erythematosus (LE). Such patients will usually have a positive test for histone autoantibodies and a negative test for autoantibodies to double stranded DNA (ds-DNA). Patients with idiopathic LE have positive tests for both types of
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.