Skip to content
New lupus test????
avatar
lupycakes posted:
Got a email from the lupus foundation today about a new blood test for Dx lupus. What I don't understand is why this test isn't available at all labs? I mean, why does the doctor have to request the lab kit?

http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineempty.aspx?articleid=4867&zoneid=225



Dr. V... What are your thoughts about this new test?

Thanks,

Lisa
Reply


Featuring Experts

Dr. R. Swamy Venuturupalli is a board-certified rheumatologist practicing in Los Angeles. He is Clinical Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Ce...More

Coping
With Lupus

WebMD's Day2Night will help you develop personal coping strategies for living with lupus – at home,
at work, or with family
and friends.
Visit Lupus Day2Night

Helpful Tips

Minimizing steroid side effectsExpert
It is likely that most lupus patients will at some time be taking steroids to control some aspect of their disease. In order to minimize ... More
Was this Helpful?
78 of 108 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.