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  • Rheumatoid Factor (RF)

    Test Name:Rheumatoid Factor (RF)
    Epic Order Code:LAB206
    CPT Code:86431  
    Specimen(s) Type:Plasma or Serum, 1.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 24 - 72 hours
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C within 3 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport the sample at -20° C up to 4 weeks.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:< 14.0 IU/mL
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