Rheumatoid Factor Test | Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor Test
Rheumatoid Factor Test is used to check for Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune disorders.
RF is a protein produced by your immune system that attacks healthy tissue of your body. RF is found in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) which is an autoimmune condition. Typical symptoms are: joint pain, stiffness and inflammation among others.
Elevated rheumatoid factor is also found in other diseases like scleroderma, Sjogren’s disease, cancer, tuberculosis, etc.
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary to take this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: