Corporate Medical Policy. Page 1 of 4. An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. VectraÂ® DA Blood Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Learn about the RA multibiomarker disease activity test (also known as Vectra DA commercially), as well as what it's used for.
LAB67 1. Medical Policy Manual. Laboratory, Policy No. 67. Vectra DA Blood Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Effective: August 1, 2017. Next Review: June 2018.
VectraÂ® DA is the only validated multi-biomarker blood test to measure rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity. It is validated for use in adults diagnosed with .
Marie, an RA Patient Advocate, shares her personal experience with VectraÂ® DA, an advanced blood test.
Vectra DA must be ordered by a healthcare provider and is intended to aid in the assessment of disease.
Vectra DA is an advanced molecular diagnostic test that measures rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity and helps to guide treatment for RA patients.
I have had three Vectra DA test and so glad I did since I'm seronegative Ra, with lupus and fibro and mctd. But my last result was in the low 28 category.
Key words: rheumatoid arthritis,. Vectra DA, multi-biomarker disease activity ( MBDA) score, tight control, therapy response monitoring. Competing interests:.
Anti-Nuclear Abs. Physical Exam. Vectra DA. (Baseline). Biologic. Thiopurine. Test No. RheumAssure. Profile includes:* Anti-CCP 3.1, Rheumatoid Arthritis .
The use of a multibiomarker disease activity score for rheumatoid arthritis (eg, VectraÂ® DA score) is considered investigational in all situations.
The use of a multi-biomarker disease activity score for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ( eg, Vectra DA score) is considered INVESTIGATIONAL in all situations.
Poor Correlation Between Vectra DA and DAS28 Scores in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Marcia S. Genta1, Amnon Sonnenberg2 and Robert M. Genta3, .
An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Medical Policy #564. Name of Policy: Vectra. Â®. DA Blood Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis.