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Test Code RHUT Rheumatoid Factor, Serum

Additional Codes

MLAB: YRR

Powerchart: Rheumatoid Factor (Lab)

Epic: LAB206 Rheumatoid Factor

MA Cerner: Rheumatoid Factor.

Reporting Name

Rheumatoid Factor, S

Useful For

Diagnosis and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

<15 IU/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; Once a day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86431

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RHUT Rheumatoid Factor, S 11572-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
RHUT Rheumatoid Factor, S 11572-5

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Method Name

Turbidimetry