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New tools help early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2017 highlight the use of two new tools that can potentially play a pivotal role in the early diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis ...

Jun 15, 2017
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Blood test

A blood test is a laboratory analysis performed on a blood sample that is usually extracted from a vein in the arm using a needle, or via fingerprick.

Blood tests are used to determine physiological and biochemical states, such as disease, mineral content, drug effectiveness, and organ function. Although the term blood test is used, most routine tests (except for most haematology) are done on plasma or serum, instead of blood cells.

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