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Test Code RHEUM FACT Rheumatoid Factor Quantitative

Clinical System Name

Rheumatoid Factor Quantitative

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Gold Microtainer, Red, EDTA/Lavender, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator,  FrigA rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin and aliquot serum/plasma in plastic tube. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
gel separator with serum/plasma Refrigerated 48 h
separated serum/plasma Room temp 24 h
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen  6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M,Th, day shift 1-4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

 

  IU/mL
All ages < 12

 

Methodology

Method: Agglutination by Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Vitros

Analytical Volume: 0.250 mL serum/plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86431