Reiter's Syndrome testsReiter's Syndrome
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Joint Fluid Culture
- Joint X-Ray
- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
- Antinuclear antibody measurement
- Rheumatoid factor, quantitative
- Diagnostic Aspiration of Joint
- Endocervical Swab
- Urethral discharge gram stain
- Genital Culture
- Serum C Reactive Protein (CRP) Level
- Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) B27 Antigen Screening Test
A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes waste and toxins. The system that takes care of that is broadly called the excretory ...
A joint fluid culture is a laboratory test that uses your joint fluid to identify organisms that can cause infection. The actual culture test takes place in a laboratory and does not involve the patient. The joint fluid is also used to test for th...
A joint X-ray takes images of your joints. It is used to detect joint problems. X-rays use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of bones, organs, and other structures. A joint X-ray can detect fractures, tumors, or other conditions. X-rays ...
Antibodies are proteins made by your immune system. They help your body recognize and fight infections. Normally antibodies target foreign materials, like bacteria and viruses, to help the immune system get rid of them. Sometimes, antibodies are m...
A gram stain of urethral discharge test is used to check for the presence of bacteria in the urethra tube. The urethra tube is the canal that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. This test is particularly helpful in diagnosin...
C-reactive protein (CRP) is a substance produced by the liver in response to inflammation. C-reactive protein is also called high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, which may be shortened to HS-CRP, US-CRP, or simply CRP. If high levels of CRP are pr...
Human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) is a blood test that identifies a specific protein located on the surface of your white blood cells called human leukocyte antigen B27. Human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) are proteins commonly found on white bloo...
A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
A gastric emptying scan, also known as a gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how fast food leaves the stomach.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that allows doctors to view the inside of your body without having to make an incision. X-rays are waves of electromagnetic radiation that are absorbed differently by different tissues. Bones absorb them well beca...
An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that help stabilize the shoulder and aid in movement. Rotator cuff strains or tears are caused by overuse or acute injury. Repetitive lifting can put you at risk.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made public in 1896 with an image of the hand of anatomist Albert von Köliker. In the hu...