Rheumatic Fever Profile
86256 (x2), 86332
85652, 86060, 86140,
Antimuscle antibodies; antistreptolysin O (ASO) antibodies; C-reactive protein; erythrocyte sedimentation rate; immune complexes, C1q binding
Serum (freeze second specimen) and whole blood
Two 3 mL serum specimens and 7 mL whole blood
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube and lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Refrigerate one serum specimen and whole blood; freeze the second serum specimen.