Rheumatic Fever testsRheumatic Fever
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Serum C Reactive Protein (CRP) Level
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
- Antistreptolysin-O (ASO) Titer Test
- C Reactive Protein (CRP) Measurement
- B lymphocyte Antigen D8/17 Rapid Test
- Anti-DNAse B antibody level (procedure)
- Chest X-Ray
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- Cardiac Echo
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...
An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by an electrical signal that starts at the top of your heart and travels to the bottom. Hear...
An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, ...
A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of a heart, allowing a doctor to monitor how the heart and its valves are functioning. An echocardiogram, or "echo," can help spot blood clots, fluid in the sac around the he...