Researchers presenting data on Crescendo Bioscience's Vectra DA test at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting late last month shared a number of studies supporting the potential of the test not just for disease monitoring, but also to predict patients' risk of joint damage.

Crescendo's Vectra DA is a blood-based test that measures the levels of 12 proteins associated with rheumatoid arthritis, yielding a test score between one and 100 that is intended to help doctors determine whether a patient has high, moderate, or low RA disease activity.

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