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IdentRATM with 14-3-3 eta: A Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnostic Panel

Early Diagnosis of RA, i.e. before significant joint erosion occurs, is difficult. The 14-3-3η (eta) protein is an emerging biomarker for diagnosis. Blood levels appear elevated in patients with RA, but not in other diseases.
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Anti-CCP

A better way to identify Rheumatoid Arthritis with Cyclic Citrullin Peptide Antibody test.

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Rheumatoid Factor

Assists in diagnosis and determining prognosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis. It detects primarily IgM Rheumatoid Factor.
Stanley J. Naides, MD

Stanley Naides, MD
Medical Director, San Juan Capistrano, CA


Dr. Naides is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. His areas of interest include Rheumatology, Autoimmunity, Immunodeficiency, Allergy and Viral Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Disease.

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14-3-3 eta

Watch a presentation on "A New Direction in the Early Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis."

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Arthritis Foundation

Find additional resources for Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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Nichols Institute

For more than three decades, our Nichols Institute has pioneered many new tests and technologies and has often been first in advanced in laboratory testing.