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  RF-Cryoglobulin, Quantitative Specimen Type:
   

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY RANGE UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A <14 IU/mL N/A
Unit of measure: IU/mL
Ideal sample: 7 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Microbial Contamination, Hemolysis, Anticoagulated specimens
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Rheumatology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: 3 times per week
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-4 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: Hematology : General Function Laboratory, room
  2-132.
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: If the quantitative protein level of the cryoglobulin is greater than 15 mg/dL, a rheumatoid factor will be performed on both the cryroglobulin supernatant and the serum.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: RFC-Q
CyberLAB code: 7529
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A