RHEUMATOID FACTOR, BODY FLUID

Mnemonic

BFRF

Synonym

RA Body Fluid; RF Body Fluid

Guidelines

Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Indicate source on the test request form.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Body fluid

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks (should be thawed only once)

Testing Information

Referral Lab

ARUP 2003347

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not Established

CPT Codes

86431

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:27 AM