Rheumatoid Factor, Grand Itasca


Sunquest Code:RF  
Epic Code:LAB206Epic Name:Rheumatoid Factor
Synonyms:RA Screen; RF
Methodology:Rate nephelometry
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.3 mL; 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 14 IU/mL
Use:Indicator in the diagnosis and treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.


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