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Test ID: FINA    
NAbFeron (IFN-B-1) Neutralizing Antibody

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of antibodies to interferon-B-1

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Normal titer: <1:20

Mild/Moderate titer:  > or = 1:20  -  < or = 1:100

High titer: >1:100


Test Performed by: Athena Diagnostics

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                              Marlborough, MA 01752

Clinical Reference Provides recommendations for further in-depth reading of a clinical nature

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