Is pentraxin 3 level an effective biomarker in disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

Is pentraxin 3 level an effective biomarker in disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis? Arch Med Sci. 2020;16(1):81-86 Authors: Balbaloglu O, Ozcan SS Abstract Introduction: The aim of the current study was to identify whether serum pentraxin 3 (PTX3) level could be a marker of increased inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Material and methods: The study included 41 patients diagnosed with RA according to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 1990 diagnostic criteria. We compared the serum PTX3 levels between RA patients and a healthy control group, the relationship between PTX3 level and disease activity was also examined. Results: A statistically significant difference was determined between the RA patients and controls as regards PTX3, platelets, C-reactive protein, and mean platelet volume results (p = 0.042, p = 0.007, p = 0.017, p
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