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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Profile

CPT: 86200; 86431
Updated on 04/5/2021

Test Includes

Cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies, IgA, IgG, ELISA; rheumatoid arthritis (RA) factor

Cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies, IgA, IgG, ELISA; rheumatoid arthritis (RA) factor


Expected Turnaround Time

1 - 3 days


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Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Storage Instructions

Room temperature


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; addition of azide or other preservative; heat inactivation


Test Details


Methodology

Latex immunoturbidimetry and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)


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