Tagged: Arthritis

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...

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...