RA Factor Test

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RA Factor Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The RA factor test or the Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor measures the amount of rheumatoid factor in your blood.

Note: Read details and conditions below before booking

1) Home Visit Collection Facility Available Only For Total Test Charges =>₹499.00.
2) We Serve Only in Pune & Pimpri Chinchwad City Limits.
3) Additional Charges For Serving Outside Pune & Pimpri Chinchwad City Limits. (With in Pune)
4) Collection Service Time For Home Visit Facility Should Be Between 7.30am & 9.00am.
5) Service Time For Direct-Walkin Should be after 9.00am till 6pm (Monday-Saturday). Sunday from 9.00am to 1.30pm.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor Test

RA Factor Test – Rheumatoid factors are proteins produced by your immune system that can attack healthy tissue in your body. Rheumatoid factor is an autoantibody most often associated with autoimmune diseases; mostly Rheumatoid arthritis which attacks synovial joints and Sjögren’s syndrome that affects the glands that produce tears & saliva.

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor Test?

The RA factor test or the Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor measures the amount of rheumatoid factor in your blood.

When the rheumatoid factor in the blood is high, it is often due to autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome. However, the rheumatoid factor has also been detected in some healthy people, and there are people with normal levels of rheumatoid factor and still suffering from autoimmune diseases. The reasons for this are still unclear.

Why RA Factor Test Advised?

Rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t have specific symptoms but creeps into the system very slowly with symptoms from other diseases and viruses, and gradually the frequency of these symptoms increases and the immune system becomes more vulnerable and weak. Along with this test, there might be tests suggested by the doctor for Sjögren syndrome. In this disease, the mucous membranes and the moisture-secreting glands of the mouth and eyes are attacked by white blood cells. These conditions result in dry mouth and eyes and excessive fatigue and joint and muscle pain.

RA Factor Test Result Interpretations

In the case of the RF test, the results are reported as a titer. Basically, it is a measurement of how much dilution is needed in the blood, so that the RF antibodies are no longer detectable. For 80% of the people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, the test is positive. However, the titer level determines the severity of the disease.

Post the patient has been treated with any disease-modifying agents, there has been a visible decrease in the RF titer values. In case the disease needs to be monitored further, C-reactive protein (CRP) and the Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR, or sed rate) tests can be used.

Further, it’s important to understand that a positive test doesn’t necessarily mean that one has rheumatoid arthritis.

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1 review for RA Factor Test

  1. Vivek Nair

    After searching online for home collection of blood samples, I found this is the best and convenient for your need. Just ask all your questions and queries via what’s app or call and they give you reply asap. After that collect blood samples with morning. Also depend on your test they mail results in your Gmail account or accessable in their app. Hats off for effort. And last but not least all this is at reasonable charges.

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