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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeRHF
Method

Endpoint nephelometry

External Price$20.06(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood(Red)
Paediatric Specimen1 mL clotted blood(Red)
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions400 uL serum (minimum) 1 mL serum (preferred)
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Protein Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03)3640334 | x80334
Test AvailabilityBatched, assayed weekly
Turnaround Time8 days
Reference Interval

Reference Range 0-30 IU/mL

No available reference range for aspirates.

 

Interpretation

Rheumatoid Factor

RF is present in 80 % of RA patients, 30% of SLE patients and 90% Sjögren's syndrome patients and may also occur in other connective tissue diseases. Rheumatoid Factor also occurs in chronic infective states such as infective endocarditis, leprosy and TB.

Delphic Number Test Number6818

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