Rheumatoid Factor, Serum
Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference
In this particle-enhanced immunoturbidimetric assay, latex-bound heat-inactivated IgG (antigen) reacts with the rheumatoid factor antibodies in the sample to form antigen/antibody complexes that, following agglutination, are measured turbidimetrically. (Siemens Advia 1200 System Operatorâ€™s Manual. Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc., Tarrytown, NY)
Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.
Monday through Friday; Once a day