FACTOR XIII, QUALITATIVE, WITH REFLEX TO FACTOR XIII 1:1 MIX

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Platelet-Poor Plasma, one light blue (3.2% sodium citrate) top tube

Handling

For detailed specimen collection and handling requirements, refer to Coagulation Specimen Collection Guidelines. CRITICAL FROZEN. All requests for coagulation assays should include a brief patient history and other pertinent clinical information (e.g., medications, blood products, etc.). Separate specimens must be submitted when multpile tests are ordered.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Serum, nonfrozen or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-5 days

Method

Solubility

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002819)

Reference Values

Reference Values

No lysis within 24 hours

CPT Codes

85291 Factor XIII, if reflexed, add 85291 1:1 Mix

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:11 AM