What is a Rheumatoid Factor Test?
The Rheumatoid Factor Test measures the blood level of Rheumatoid Factor.
Why is a Rheumatoid Factor test important?
The Rheumatoid Factor test checks for antibodies produced when one has an inflammatory condition like rheumatoid arthritis. Elevated levels are correlated to more severe forms of the disease.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Rheumatoid Factor Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.