Osteoarthritis laboratory findings
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If the OA diagnosis is in doubt, laboratory tests are used to help doctors get a confirmation regarding a suspected diagnosis of osteoarthritis.
- Joint aspiration or arthrocentesis is the most useful diagnostic tools involved. It performs by getting a fluid sample from the joint for further examination and helping to rule out other differential diagnoses such as the existence of crystals or infection.