7 responses to “Pearls and Pitfalls of Rheumatologic Lab Investigations”

  1. As an orthopaedic surgeon I see many people for which this discussion is quite salient. With regard to ESR/CRP when infection in association with joint arthroplasty is considered it has been noted that the changes in ESR and CRP can assist in the decisions regarding identification of the bacteria and antibiotic choices. Sometimes it seems guidelines are issued by groups who don’t see any value for their particular area.

  2. Fantastic summary – very helpful!

  3. Excellent, succinct article, thank you.

    When should C3, C4 be tested?

  4. Well written and concise. Thank you.

  5. Very helpful, informative and excellent article

  6. I am saving the pdf document in my EMR so I can find it quickly when I need it in the future. I am able to attach documents to various diagnoses, so it can be accessible when I am thinking of ordering these tests. Thanks for the summary! Perhaps it could be added to Pathways too?

  7. Very helpful
    many thanks

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