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Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative in Chennai

Also known as RA Factor - Quantitative, Autoimmune
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Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
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  1. No special preparation is required.

Understanding Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative in Chennai


What is Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative in Chennai?

The Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test determines the presence of rheumatoid antibodies in the body. It is available at an affordable price in Chennai with Tata 1mg labs. Rheumatoid factors (RF) are the autoantibodies produced by the body's immune system that attack healthy tissues. An elevated level of RF antibodies may indicate autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome, and systemic lupus erythematosus.

The Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test is advised when symptoms such as tenderness, swelling, warmth and joint pain, fatigue, weight loss, occasional low fever, weakness, and lumps formation are observed. Some other tests are also recommended in conjunction with this test to reach a definitive diagnosis.

What does Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative measure?

The Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test detects and measures the concentration of rheumatoid factor (RF), an antibody produced by the immune system, in your blood. Increased levels of rheumatoid factor can be detected in the blood in certain autoimmune conditions, particularly rheumatoid arthritis. However, an RF test is not very specific as a rheumatoid factor can also be found in the body in diseases other than RA, such as Sjögren’s syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). RF may also be produced in the body during persistent bacterial and viral infections. Hence, clinical evaluation and other diagnostic tests are crucial for a comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative in Chennai


Frequently Asked Questions about Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative in Chennai

Q. When does the doctor advise the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test?

The doctor may advise the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test if you show signs and symptoms like the stiffness of joints, especially in the morning, pain and swelling in the joints, or underlying skin nodules. Moreover, if an X-ray shows swelling in the joint capsules along with the loss of cartilage and bone, an RF test may be advised.

Q. How is the Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) cleans your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and takes a blood sample from your vein using a needle. The blood sample is stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test?

No, usually there are no risks associated with this test. The blood sample is withdrawn with the help of a needle and the process is fairly fast and relatively painless. Very rarely, you may experience excessive pain, bleeding, hematoma (blood collection under the skin), bruising, or infection at the site of the needle prick. Consult the doctor if you experience any of these.

Q. Can I book the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai near me?

Yes, you can book the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection possible for the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai?

Yes, home sample collection is possible for the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai with Tata 1mg Labs. You can also choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I book an RF test with Tata 1mg Labs in Chennai?

The booking process for an RF test with Tata 1mg Labs in Chennai is straightforward and hassle-free. Follow these steps to schedule a test online: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also take the essential prerequisites into account. 4). A confirmation notification will be sent to you with all the details once the booking is complete.

Q. What is the cost of an RF test in Chennai?

Tata 1mg Labs allows you to book tests at an affordable price in Chennai. An RF test can be booked at a pocket-friendly budget of Rs. 409.

Q. How long does it take Tata 1mg Labs to provide the reports of the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of the Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test in Chennai are often provided in 12 hours.
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Rheumatoid Factor - Quantitative test price for other cities


Price inBangaloreRs. 409
Price inNew DelhiRs. 409
Price inKolkataRs. 409
Price inMumbaiRs. 409
Price inGurgaonRs. 409
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