Tagged: antibody

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...

10 blood tests for herpes simplex virus REALLY ACCURATE

What Herpes test is earlier and most accurate for the recent virus infection, why negative results and outbreak, read carefully and understand herpes test results. Herpes are group of 8 virus types, only two of them cause disease, one of them is Herpes simples virus (medical term is HHV 1,2 or HSV 1,2) Herpes infection is one of sexually transmitted diseases which include AIDS and chlamydia for example. Herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) are pathogenic to humans and belong to the herpesvirus family. All herpesviruses are composed of relatively large DNA genomes. Like other herpesviruses,...

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...