Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 3 months
Comment: Also see RHEUMATOID FACTOR, IgA.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs
Usage: Approximately 85% of patients with Rheumatoid arthritis have detectable RA. It may also be seen in other medical conditions like Sjogren’s syndrome and SLE.
Disease: Autoimmune disorders, Musculoskeletal disorders
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Available