Diagnostic tests

Osteoarthritis blood test

An osteoarthritis blood test is a type of test used to diagnose osteoarthritis, a type of joint disoder that is caused by the breakdown of cartilage that cushions the joints. This test typically involves measuring the levels of certain substances in the blood, like markers for inflammation, such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythocyte sedmimentation rate (ESR), and markers of cartilage breakdown.

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