Rheumatoid Factor

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 4418

Methodology: Immunoturbidimetry

Clinical Significance: Elevated RF is found in collagen vascular diseases such as SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Sjögren's Syndrome, and in other conditions such as leprosy, tuberculosis, syphilis, malignancy, thyroid disease and in a significant percentage of otherwise normal elderly patients.

Alternative Name(s): RF

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 5 days

Rejection Criteria: Contact DLO's Customer Service for specific criteria.

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