Test directory: Rheumatoid Factor, Body Fluid

Ordering Code 510
Test Name Rheumatoid Factor, Body Fluid
Alias RA, Body Fluid
Preferred Specimen Body Fluid
Preferred Container Sterile Container
Optimum Volume 1 mL
Collection Instructions Indicate body fluid type on the requisition.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability Ambient: 1 Day
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Frozen specimens should be thawed only once.
Rejection Criteria Hemolyzed, Consistency: Thick, Viscous
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time 1 Day
Methodology Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Reference Lab  ARUP Laboratories

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Body Fluid Type ALL See report.
RA ALL See report.