Indian Journal of Rheumatology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 106--111

Laboratory tests and the paediatric rheumatologist: What does he need to know?


Sita Naik 
 Advisor, Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India

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Sita Naik
Advisor, Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi
India

Rheumatic diseases form an important group of diseases in children, since early and correct diagnosis and man- agement are important for their growth and development. Diagnosis of these conditions is highly supported buy laboratory investigations. This article provides an overview of the laboratory investigations that are useful in the management of rheumatic diseases in general with special emphasis on their interpretation in children.


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Naik S. Laboratory tests and the paediatric rheumatologist: What does he need to know? .Indian J Rheumatol 2012;7:106-111


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Naik S. Laboratory tests and the paediatric rheumatologist: What does he need to know? . Indian J Rheumatol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Jul 16 ];7:106-111
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