Category: Arthritis tests

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...

ASO Titer Explained

Previously we presented what is ASO titer meaning, and what to do when ASO titer go positive in blood results, this is to list the normal ASO titer and abnormal ASO titres that require more investigations, medical action and treatment. Previous Elevated ASOT meaning Basically: ASO is a medical term for “antistreptolysin O”, antistreptolysin O is a medical term for “ASO antibody” or “ASO Ab”, which is a weapon released against foreign attacks by a substance called “streptolysin O”, streptolysin O is a bacterial toxin breaks blood cells and causes hydrolysis of your blood, complications of high ASO titers include kidney...

What is CRP Normal Range (rapid and Hs c-reactive protein normal range)?

CRP normal ranges for adult male and female in healthy stable state, as well as acceptable CRP normal range for children, newborn infants, and pregnant women. Normal ranges is for quantitative plasma c-reactive protein blood test according to many scientific studies and laboratory observations in many related diseases. Regular, latex, or rapid CRP blood test used for rheumatoid arthritis screening with references: Healthy individuals have 0.0 to 0.8 mg/dl normal CRP range or CRP not detected in blood test, CRP normal range for suspected RA or heart diseases is 1.0 – 6.0 mg/dl, CRP range over 10 mg/dl is considered...

High ESR Blood Test Results (Elevated RBC Sed Rate Levels)

What is sed rate? Sed rate is a short form for Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and abbreviated to ESR Test too. Sedimentation rate blood test is measured by letting an amount of blood to separated and settled to the bottom of a tube in a certain amount of time, so that the RBC sed rate is the volume of Red blood Cells precipitated in an hour time. What is sed rate used for? Why my doctor want me to take ESR blood test? The main purpose to measure the rate of RBC sedimentation is to monitor the inflammation progress, Inflammation means...

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,...