Tagged: Tests for rheumatoid arthritis

Negative RF Positive Anti-CCP Test, Rheumatoid or I am safe?

Anti-CCP antibodies in the blood are the most specific proteins for Rheumatoid Arthritis, So that clinical decision cannot neglect positive anti-ccp results when diagnosing RA disease. Modern guidelines recommend for integration of Positive RF test and Positive Anti ccp test along with RA signs and symptoms to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis illness for sure. But, sometimes a person has joint pain every morning and bone pain, etc, his’her doctor will recommend RF, Anti-ccp tests as an Rheumatoid preliminary panel, the person go to the laboratory to ensure that he or she doesn’t has Rheumatoid. And surprise, RF test came negative which means no...

My 7 years daughter had ASO titre 1070 & knee pain for past 2 weeks

 ram said… For my daughter had knee pain for past 2 weeks her age is 7. , we went to neuro specialist he asked us to take ASO and RA Factor Test and asked us to see a pediatrician. ASO titre is 1071 RA is Negative We went to our pediatrician he started azithrol and asked us to see Rheumatologist The Dr which we seen before (neuro) asked to see a cardiologist immediately. What we have to do. Admin said… Hello RAM, ASO=1070 is very high, You must know that: ASO stands for the concentration of microbe that cause inflammation of tonsils,...

High ASOT test Titre 800 and CRP 30, is that false Positive?

Normal ASOT titre is up to 200 Unit Titres in this test 200 – 400 – 600 – 800 IU/ml and no higher than 800 IU/ml . False +ve result may occur in early infection and children between 6 months to 2 years How to understand Analysis of rheumatic fever, ASOT? Streptococcus is a type of bacteria infects the tonsils. Cause pus on the tonsils and increase up to the heart and cause heart problems. Antistreptolysin O titre is analysis measures the percentage of antibodies formed by the human body against toxins secreted by the streptococcus microbe such as inflammation...

What Blood Test For Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis? (RF and Anti-CCP Explained)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Blood tests and Normal Ranges  Laboratory diagnosis must contain all tests that help understand exactly the body status of the patient, also lab test results must come to clearly state the reasons of most complains. Recommended Blood Tests to diagnose RA: Serum Rheumatoid Factor test (RF), Anti-CCP are tests better diagnosing RA disease. CBC, CRP, and ESR are tests help in confirming inflammation of the body’s tissues. The time required to receive results: usually tests take from 1 hour up to 6 hours. Fasting for 6 hours is Preferred before going to the lab. Costs of RA tests panel...

Painful white spot on my right tonsil with and without sore throat

Hello dears;  Today I have a special case suffering from painful white spot on right tonsil, here I will try to give a professional medical advice for whom suffering such common cases, also I do try making full report about all cases that have white spots on one tonsil or both with sore throat or without sore, also a special spot on repeated tonsillitis complications. I also have to mention that White spots on the throat are generally a very good indication of a strep infection. Common Questions: 1. What does this mean? What could it be? 2. Is this...