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rheumatoid diseases

Rheumatoid diseases

Tests included in the package allow for the detection of the cause of pain in joints and muscles. They diagnose rheumatic diseases, mineral disorders, diagnose bacterial infections and inflammatory conditions.

    The package includes:
  • ESR (red blood cell count)
  • Morphology + reticulocytes
  • Uric acid
  • ASO
  • RF factor
  • Waaler-Rose reaction
  • Anti-CCP antibodies


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Laboratory tests are performed without prior reservation.

ESR (red blood cell count)

The ESR is a non-specific indicator of the so-called acute phase. An elevated ESR indicates inflammatory or proliferative processes in the body.

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Morphology + reticulocytes

Morphology determines the number of red and white blood cells, the level of haemoglobin, haematocrit, their size and haemoglobin content in blood cells: MCH, MCHC, MCV. The morphology examination informs about the general state of health and is the basis for the diagnosis of many diseases.

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Uric acid

Uric acid is formed during the breakdown of DNA and RNA acids, and is excreted by the kidneys. When its concentration in the blood is too high, it precipitates in the form of crystals, which are the cause of pain in the joints (gout). Abnormal values of uric acid allow the diagnosis of gout, kidney failure, diseases with increased cell breakdown. The examination also controls the therapy of gout.

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ASO

The ASO test is helpful in the diagnosis of diphtheria (scarlet fever), especially in doubtful cases, as well as other diseases caused by streptococci, such as streptococcal tonsillitis and rheumatic diseases.

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RF factor

The RF factor is a classical rheumatoid factor, which is an autoantibody belonging to the immunoglobulin M class. Elevated values are found in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, myositis or dermatomyositis, and cancer.

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Waaler-Rose reaction

The indications for performing the Waaler-Rose test are rheumatic diseases. A positive result indicates the presence of a rheumatoid factor.

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Anti-CCP antibodies

The anti-CCP antibody test is performed in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is a test that detects these antibodies in patients many years (even 9 to 14 years) before the first clinical signs of RA appear.

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