Comparison of the DAS28-CRP and DAS28-ESR in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


Sengul I., Akcay-Yalbuzdag S., Ince B. , Goksel-Karatepe A., Kaya T.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.18, no.6, pp.640-645, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.12695
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.640-645

Abstract

AimTo compare the Disease Activity Score with 28 joint (DAS28) using erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (DAS28-ESR) and DAS28 using C-reactive protein (CRP) (DAS28-CRP) with thresholds validated for DAS28-ESR in Turkish patients with rheumatoid arthritis.