About Rheumatology profile 6
What is rheumatology?
Rheumatology is a branch of medicine focused on understanding, diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases are conditions which typically cause acute or chronic pain and inflammation in the joints and connective tissue.
Many rheumatic diseases are autoimmune disorders, in which antibodies that target cells in these tissues are mistakenly produced by the immune system.
Examples of rheumatoid autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren syndrome and sclerosis.
Why take the test?
This test screens for a number of markers of rheumatoid diseases. It is used to diagnose rheumatoid conditions.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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