Is Rheumatoid factor a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis?

Is Rheumatoid factor a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis?

Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will discuss whether rheumatoid factor is a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis in this video. He will explain that it is not a diagnostic test for rheumatoid arthritis; it suggests that the patient might have it. He will further explain about sero-negative results.

Dr. Ved Chaturvedi

A well-known rheumatologist. Completed DM in Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology from prestigious SGPGI, Lucknow. Has published many papers and has been the guest speakers in most of the national & international Rheumatology conferences. Pioneering work on medical arthroscopy, Rheumatology ultrasound and low dose infliximab are widely acclaimed. His area of research interest includes newer drugs for Rheumatic diseases & Synovial study.

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