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Ankylosing Spondylitis – Additional Tests

November 23, 2021


Once the diagnosis is confirmed, it is important to continue regular follow-ups with your rheumatologist for two main reasons. One, to monitor disease progression and make treatment changes, and the next one, to monitor for any side effects caused by the medication used to control the disease. Your doctors will regularly order blood tests to check for markers of inflammation like CRP, ESR. They will also check for kidney function, liver function tests, and other tests.

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