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What Is The Main Diagnostic Test For Allergic Vasculitis
Blood testing: Testing for systemic signs of inflammation with c-reactive protein levels or erythrocyte sedimentation rate is often performed. Testing for auto-immune antibodies such as anti-nuclear antibodies (ana screening) or rheumatoid factor may be needed. In addition, evidence of complement protein cascade activation (ch-50) may be useful to detect active inflamation periods. Biopsy is the best test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Western blot & Elisa: The diagnosis is based on the history and physical and early the rash erythema chronicum migrans and immediate therapy is indicated The test your physician can do is to test for Borrelia Burgdorferi. You will have the Elisa test to screen and then the western blot tests for antigens from the Borrelia Burdorferi. Sometimes a PCR test can be used. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Skin test or labs: The most sensitive test to diagnose allergy is an allergy skin test performed by an allergist. These tests will be interpreted in the context of your medical history and symptoms (for example, what time of the year and with what exposures you have symptoms). Sometimes allergy blood tests can be used, but they are not as sensitive at picking up allergy as are the skin tests. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No one test: There is list of 11 criteria and one needs to meet at least 4 for a diagnosis of lupus. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Factor VIII level: Hemophilia a results from the relative deficiency of factor viii coagulation protein. There are several degrees of severity depending upon the residual fviii levels. Diagnostic test is to measure the fviii level and exclude any possible inhibitors of the test measurement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between a fast immunochromatographic d dimer and other types?
What is the npv for these?
Package insert: The package insert with each of the kits has the information on npv and other issues. ...Read more
What r the symptoms, tests, and treatment for autoimmune urticaria? Is au the same thing as chronic idiopathic hives or is there a distinction?
Treat the cause!: Good morning, good morning, urticaria refers to hives, due to changes in blood flow to skin due to certain neuro-chemicals. Autoimmune urticaria suggests an association of these chemicals being released as a result of immune system fighting your own cells producing antibodies against nuclear components of cells such as those of thyroid glands (thyroiditis), intestines, pancreas, skin, kidneys etc. ...Read more
Dengue: PCR & Antibody tests (IgM & IgG). Dengue Virus can prevent a human body from making new platelets. Platelets usually last about four days & then are replaced by the body. But wi Dengue the platelets aren't replaced & so the Platelet count can drop. A normal platelet count is about 1.5 to 4 lakhs/cu mm. Platelet count below 1 Lakh needs medical intervention. ...Read more
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