TITLE

rheumatoid factor

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1909
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rheumatoid factor" is presented. It refers to the antibodies raised by the body against immunoglobulins. This factor is used, with other clinical indicators, in the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis.
ACCESSION #
21244209

 

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