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ANA

 
antinuclear antibody; American Nurses Association.

ana

 [an´ah] (Gr.)
of each, used in prescription writing; abbreviated a̿.

ANA

Abbreviation for antinuclear antibody; American Nurses Association.

ANA

American Nurses Association; antinuclear antibodies.

ana

(an´ah) [Gr.] so much of each.

ANA

abbr.
antinuclear antibody

ana

(ăn′ə)
adv.
Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.

ANA

1 abbreviation for American Nurses Association.
2 abbreviation for antinuclear antibody.

ana (āa, a̅a̅, A̅A̅)

See āa, a̅a̅, A̅A̅.

ANA

Abbreviation for:
acetylneuraminic acid
Acoustic Neuroma Association
alpha-naphthylacetate
American Naprapathic Association
American Narcoilepsy Association
American Neurological Association
American Nurses’ Association
American Nutritionists Association
analine nitroanilide
antinuclear antibodies (see there)
antiviral nucleoside analogue (see there)
aspartyl naphthylamide
Atlantic Nutritional Association
autoantibodies to nuclear antigens (antinuclear antibodies is preferred)

ANA

Abbreviation for antinuclear antibody
American Nurses Association.

ANA,

ANA

Abbreviation for antinuclear antibody.

ANA

antinuclear antibody.

ana

[Gr.] of each; used in prescription writing; abbreviated ā ā.
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The latter method is useful for screening disease-specific ANAs coated on the plates, but ANAs against nuclear antigens other than the specific antigens used in the method may not be detectable.
The manufacturer used 50 IF-ANA-positive and 30 IF-ANA-negative sera to verify that the COBAS-ANA detects only the disease-specific ANAs and does not react against the control sera, but its clinical usefulness has not been evaluated.
We also compared the ability of the COBAS-ANA and IF-ANA to detect the eight disease-specific ANAs.
Of course, the cost for additional titration of ANAs in the IF-ANA should be multiplied, whereas the COBAS-ANA provides quantitative data.
Although there is no perfect assay available for screening ANAs, the COBAS-ANA is attractive as a new screening test for ANAs from the standpoints of diagnostic accuracy and effectiveness of ANA tests.
Comparison of the COBAS-ANA and the IF-ANA for measurement of ANAs in patients with CTD.
Fire crews from various agencies are ready to provide mutual aid and equipment at a moment's notice, but the biggest challenge during the Santa Ana season is remaining mobile, Jorgensen said.
Although there's little, if anything, that can be done about the wind and vegetation during the Santa Ana season, forest and fire service officials actively emphasize fire prevention.