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Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative

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NABL, ISO
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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations
Patient Concerns

Overview of Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative

Test Description

It is ordered when you have signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis like pain or swelling in the joints and morning stiffness. It is also used to differentiate Rheumatoid arthritis from other forms of arthritis.

Why Get Tested

  1. If you have signs or symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis like pain or swelling in the joints and morning stiffness
  2. It is also used to differentiate Rheumatoid arthritis from other forms of arthritis

Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative mean?

Interpretations

  • The readings are usually read in conjunction with person’s symptoms and clinical history.
  • The presence of significant concentrations of rheumatoid factor usually indicates rheumatoid arthritis. However, positive RF test may be seen in SLE, scleroderma, endocarditis, tuberculosis etc. 
  • A negative test usually rules out rheumatoid arthritis




Patient Concerns about Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is the RF test diagnostic?
No, it is not a completely diagnostic test since levels may be increased in other diseases as well. Anti cyclic citrulinated peptide (Anti CCP) test should be done along with Rheumatoid factor test to diagnose Rheumatoid arthritis.

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