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Rheumatoid factor

Introduction: Rheumatoid factor

Description of Rheumatoid factor

Rheumatoid factor: A test that measures if and how much rheumatoid factor is present in the blood in order to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid factor: antibodies directed against antigenic determinants in the Fc region of IgG, frequently found in the serum of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases.
Source: CRISP

Rheumatoid factor: Antibodies found in adult RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS patients that are directed against GAMMA-CHAIN IMMUNOGLOBULINS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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