Diagnosing, treating, and managing your autoimmune patients requires a collaborative, team approach. Quest Diagnostics is proud to support rheumatologists and other specialty care providers with new innovative autoimmune tests that can help facilitate earlier detection for a more confident diagnosis of autoimmune diseases.
As an industry leader in diagnostic testing, our expansive menu includes routine labs as well as new, innovative esoteric panels and tests, clinical expertise in rheumatology, tools for improving practice efficiency, and services to keep your patients actively engaged in their health.
With Quest, our comprehensive test menu and services provide you a single source for all your testing needs. Relying on a single lab helps streamline practice workflow, enhance patient reporting, and potentially improve time to diagnosis and overall patient outcomes.
Early diagnosis and identification of autoimmune disorders means you can start your patients’ therapy sooner, which may lead to remission with no active inflammation or functional deterioration.1
affect an estimated
of patients have more than one autoimmune disease2
From screening to prognosis to monitoring, we support your practice with a full range of autoimmune disease panels and tests. Some of our newest tests include:
This ANA Screen, Immunofluorescence assay (IFA), Reflex Titer/Pattern panel evaluates 25 analytes from a single sample to provide clear, positive identification of specific antibodies for the most common autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
The new panel:
The ANA Screen, IFA, Reflex Titer/Pattern, Reflex Mplx 11 Ab Cascade with IdentRA® from Quest Diagnostics provides clear, positive identification of specific antibodies for the 8 most common rheumatic diseases with one blood draw.
Our new panel:
This semi-quantitative line blot assay assesses myositis-specific antibodies to aid in the diagnosis of anti-synthetase syndrome. Antibodies include: Jo-1, EJ, OJ, PL-7, PL-12.
This test helps to provide a more confident diagnosis of polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM). The autoantibodies include: Jo-1, EJ, OJ, PL-7, PL-12, SRP, Mi-2α, Mi-2β, MDA-5, NXP-2, TIF-1γ.
The Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) 12 Antibodies Panel 2 looks at several antibodies that are highly specific for SSc, including: Scl-70, CENP-A, CENP-B, RP11, RP155, U1-snRNP RNP A, U1-snRNP RNP C, U1-snRNP RNP-70kd, Fibrillarin, Th/To, PM/Scl-100, PM/Scl-75.
The Pre-biologic panel from Quest Diagnostics includes American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) guideline-recommended tests you need to evaluate your autoimmune patients prior to initiating therapy with biologics and/or biosimilars.
The panel includes tests for:
Quest Diagnostics offers a series of tests for TNF blockers for rheumatic diseases, including RA, plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. These tests provide unique insights to enable rheumatologists to devise a tailored, personalized treatment strategy for each patient, including:
This test helps evaluate risk of severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs) to allopurinol, which is widely used to treat conditions associated with hyperuricemia such as uric acid kidney stones, uric acid neuropathy during chemotherapy, and gout.
different autoimmune diseases
No single diagnostic assay exists for any one autoimmune disease
When it comes to rheumatology, Quest Diagnostics provides an unparalleled level of insight, which can help you make more informed decisions.
Autoimmune disorders can present with a variety of nonspecific, overlapping symptoms
As a rheumatologist, you often need to coordinate care across multiple doctors and specialties. Our broad array of integrated tools and services are designed to help you streamline the delivery of care, so you can spend less time on paperwork, and more time on the health of your patients.
Quest is committed to helping you and your patients work together toward better health.
As an industry leader in autoimmune testing, Quest provides a series of educational resources to help you make more informed decisions for your patients.
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