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DAS Scores Using C-Reactive Protein (DAS CRP)

Purpose:

To evaluate disease activity in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis using the disease activity score (DAS) modified to use CRP.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

M05, M06, M48.0

Description:

The original DAS 3 and 4 variable scores of van der Heijde et al can be modified to use C-reactive protein (CRP) in place of the erythocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).

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