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Disease Activity Score in 28 joints using the C-reactive protein level (DAS28 CRP) / Disease Activity Score in 28 joints using the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (DAS28 ESR)

Measure of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis, assessed using patient global health (patient self-assessment), tender joint counts and swollen joint counts (up to 28), and the C-reactive protein level (DAS28 CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (DAS28 ESR).

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