Rheumatoid Factor, Body Fluid
2003347
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
RA-FL
Methodology
Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Body fluid.  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Breast milk and salivary fluid. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.  
Remarks
Indicate source on the test request form.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (should not be thawed more than once)  
Reference Interval
A reference interval has not been established for body fluid specimens.   
Interpretive Data
This test is FDA cleared, but is not labeled for use with body fluid specimens.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86431
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0097114SR Source
2003348Rheumatoid Factor, Body Fluid
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Aliases
  • RF body fluids