A 41-year-old member asked:
Are there good tests for rheumatoid arthritis?
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Dr. Michael Laccheo answered
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: The anti-ccp antibody and rheumatoid factor are the best and are positive in 85% of people with rheumatoid arthritis. A good history and examination by a physician experienced with rheumatoid arthritis is the only real way to make the diagnosis.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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