3229 Rheumatoid Factor (RA)

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum 7 Days 2 - 8°C <14 IU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Latex immunoturbidimetry

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To help diagnose rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and Sjögren's syndrome, to help in the differential diagnosis and prognosis of arthritic disorders.

CPT Codes

86431

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