Patients with a joint infection

The doctor also usually does blood tests for autoantibodies. Examples of this type of tests are antinuclear antibodies, anti-double-stranded DNA, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide Flekosteel Review, and rheumatoid factor. The presence of autoantibodies in the blood may indicate an autoimmune disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a … Read morePatients with a joint infection