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Find the Cause behind Your Joint Pain and Inflammation

You may equate arthritis with older people, but arthritis, connective tissue problems, and auto-immune disorders can affect you at any age.

Find out what's causing your body aches, stiff joints, and inflammation. Finding the answer could save your life – as some of these could be signs of serious health problems.

Visit our Louisville lab testing facility in Suite E at 406 Blankenbaker Parkway today. You are guaranteed the best price - we will meet or beat any local or online lab testing facility's fees.

Important Arthritis-related Tests - As Low as $69

Although age plays a factor in some forms of arthritis, you can be affected at any age. If you notice stiff or painful joints or other new aches and pains, get tested to find out if arthritis is the cause.

Arthritis Panel

This panel includes a number of tests that aid in determining if you have arthritis, a connective-tissue problem, or some other auto-immune disorder.

The arthritis panel tests include:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Sedimentation Rate-Westergren
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Chemistry Panel
  • C-Reactive Protein (High Sensitivity)
  • Antinuclear Antibodies

** Additional tests to consider: Connective Tissue/Auto-Immune Panel; General Wellness Check.

ANA (Antinuclear Antibody) Test

If you are experiencing the symptoms of arthritis, including acute pain causing loss of ability and stiffness, this test can aid in determining the cause and treatment. This test is also used to determine the presence of other auto-immune diseases.

** Additional tests to consider: Chemistry Panel; C-Reactive Protein; Inflammation Marker Panel; Connective Tissue/Auto-Immune Panel; Arthritis Panel; Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor; General Wellness Check; Complete Health Profile.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor Test 

This is a test for the presence of the rheumatoid antibody, which is not usually found in a healthy person's blood. This test can be used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis.

** Additional tests to consider: Sedimentation Rate (Westergren); C-Reactive Protein; ANA (Antinuclear Antibody); Connective Tissue/Auto - Immune Panel; Complete Health Profile.

Life-saving Inflammation Tests - Starting at $39

Inflammation in your body may be more than just arthritis. It could be an indicator of a potential heart attack or indicate a bacterial infection.

These tests are important health checks.

C-Reactive Protein (Quantitative) Test 

This test measures levels of inflammation in your body and is strong indicator of your risk for a heart attack. This test assesses the risk of cardiovascular disease and other disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic inflammatory disease, some forms of arthritis, and other inflammation disorders.

** Additional tests to consider: Heart Healthy Screening; Cardiac Risk Panel; Inflammation Marker Panel; Creatine Kinase (Total); General Wellness Check; Complete Health Profile.

Connective Tissue/Auto-Immune Panel 

The tests in this panel include:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Sedimentation Rate-Westergren
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Chemistry Panel
  • C-Reactive Protein (High Sensitivity)
  • Antinuclear Antibodies

** Additional tests to consider: Inflammation Marker Panel; Arthritis Panel.

Inflammation Marker Panel

This panel will test for viral and bacterial inflammation. Inflammation can indicate a bacterial or viral infection.

The tests in the inflammation marker panel include:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Sedimentation Rate
  • Chemistry Panel
  • C-Reactive Protein (High Sensitivity)

** Additional tests to consider: Connective Tissue/Auto-Immune Panel; ANA (Antinuclear Antibody); Arthritis Panel; Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor; General Wellness Check; Complete Health Profile.

Sedimentation Rate (Westergren) Test 

This test detects and monitors inflammation in the body.

** Additional tests to consider: C-Reactive Protein; Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor; ANA (Antinuclear Antibody); Connective Tissue/Auto- Immune Panel; Complete Health Profile.

Take These Affordable, Informative Tests Today

At Labs+, we offer competitive pricing on all of our lab tests. We will match or beat the fees of other testing labs in the Louisville area and online testing facilities.

And, unlike some other labs, we have doctors and nurse practitioners who can clearly explain your test results and offer you guidance for your next step.

Don't see the test you're looking for? Let us know - chances are we can still order the test for you. Call 502-244-8746 today to schedule an appointment or stop by today – walk-ins are always welcomed.