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How to test for tumor necrosis factor-alpha ?

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by Peyt, May 6, 2017.

  1. Peyt

    Peyt Senior Member

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    Hi,
    Yesterday I ran my genetic testing through 23andme and noticed I am GG on Gene rs1800629 which is the gene responsible for tumor necrosis factor-alpha .

    I have been told just because i have the gene mutation it does not mean the gene is active and I need to now follow up with laboratory tests to see if I even need to worry about this or not... but the symptoms sure resonate with all that I have been suffering with so I want to test myself to see if I have excess TNF-a .... what is the name of the lab test? anyone know? (If I know the name, I can ask my Dr. to write up the lab work for me)

    Thank you so much,
    Peyt
     
  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    GG is the normal version. And it's not actually on the TNF gene, just near it.
     
  3. Peyt

    Peyt Senior Member

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    My bad, I meant A,G
    Attached is what I am going by
    Are you saying this is nothing to worry about?
     

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  4. Rooney

    Rooney Senior Member

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    TNFa lab test would be done in a research lab. I asked about it this year here in the US
     
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