Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2337

Rheumatoid Factor

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 8 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Turbidimetric
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86431
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <20 IU/ml
Components:
  • 2337 - RHEUMATOID FACTOR
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