Antibodies to extractable nuclear antigens (ENAs) are autoantibodies produced when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own tissues. The ENA panel detects these autoantibodies in the blood to help diagnose autoimmune disorders.
Tag: Autoimmune Diseases
An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks your body. The immune system normally guards against germs like bacteria and viruses. When it senses these foreign invaders, it sends out an army of fighter cells to attack them. Normally, the immune system can tell the difference between foreign cells and your own cells. Symptoms Autoimmune Disease The early symptoms of many autoimmune diseases are very similar, such as: fatigue achy […]