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What are some of the tests used to confirm Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michael Schiff, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Date Added: 05/01/13

Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that has what we call auto antibodies. "Auto antibodies" are these proteins that attack our joints and other tissues in our body. We can measure things such as rheumatoid factor or something called an anti-CCP antibody. However, many patients might have these protei...
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Michael H. Schiff, MD, is the Medical Director of the Denver Arthritis Clinic Research Unit and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Rheumatology Division.
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