ADAMTS13 ACTIVITY

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Lt. blue (sodium citrate).

Handling

Transfer 1 mL platelet-poor plasma to a Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens. Serum or EDTA plasma

Stability

Ambient: 3 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Note

Cross References: von Willebrand Factor Cleaving Protease (ADAMTS13 Activity)

Performed

Mon-Fri

Method

Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer

Referral Lab

ARUP 0030056

Reference Values

Reference Values

Greater than or equal to 67 percent

CPT Codes

85397

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:55 AM