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Rheumatoid Titre

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum

Special Instructions

Minimum sample volume: 3 ml

Units

iU/mL

Reference Range

7-14

Test Usage

Positive RF may be seen in RA. It may also be seen in other infections / inflammatory conditions and in some healthy individuals. Positive results are only titred when requested by rheumatologists.

Negative RF does not exclude RA.

Availability

Local / Referred test

Assayed By

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford) and Chemical Pathology Department, Southmead Hospital, Bristol. BS10 5NB. (clotted blood and joint fluid respectively).

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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