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Epic Code LAB206 Rheumatoid Factor IgM, Quantitative

Test Name Alias

Rheumatoid Antibody Level | RA Quantitative | 8522

Interface Order Alias

10240

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert gold tube(s) 8-10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: No

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Rejection Criteria

Specimen not centrifuged within 2 hours

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: Aliquot serum for longer storage (-20°C)

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

SHRL - Available Monday through Friday, usual TAT 1-3 days.

Reference Range

SHRL: Interpretive ranges:

Negative :  <3.5 IU/ml

Equivocal:  3.5-5.0 IU/ml

Positive:   >5.0  IU/ml

Performing Department

IMMUNOCHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

EliA Sytem Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

CPT

86431

CDM Code

4088894

Epic Test ID

1230101129

LOINC

Rheumatoid Factor: 6928-6

Beaker LOINC

RHEUMATOID FACTOR QUANTITATIVE: 6928-6

Mayo Access Code

SHO8522

Reviewed Date

12/13/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: RHEUMATOID ANTIBODY LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Rheumatoid Factor IgM Quantitative
BEAKER TEST NAME: RHEUMATOID FACTOR IGM QUANTITATIVE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Rheumatoid Factor IgM Quantitative

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW IMMUNOCHEM: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated