FACTOR VIII ASSAY

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FACTOR VIII ASSAY

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Order Code ID

2739

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Citrated Platelet Poor Plasma (PPP)

Container Type

Sodium Citrate (Light Blue Top) Tube

CPT Code

Transport Temperature

Critical Frozen

Turnaround Time

2 - 4 Days

Minimum Volume

2- 3 mL aliquots of platelet-poor plasma (Total: 6.0 mL)

LOINC

3209-4

LOINC Description

Coagulation factor VIII activity actual/Normal

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20°C: 3 months; Frozen at -70°C: 6 months. Rejection Criteria: Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens. Reflex Criteria: If Factor VIII activity is 20 percent or less, then Bethesda Quantitative, Factor VIII will be added (B191). Additional charges apply.

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Order Code ID

2739

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Citrated Platelet Poor Plasma (PPP)

Container Type

Sodium Citrate (Light Blue Top) Tube

CPT Code

Transport Temperature

Critical Frozen

Turnaround Time

2 - 4 Days

Minimum Volume

2- 3 mL aliquots of platelet-poor plasma (Total: 6.0 mL)

LOINC

3209-4

LOINC Description

Coagulation factor VIII activity actual/Normal

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20°C: 3 months; Frozen at -70°C: 6 months. Rejection Criteria: Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens. Reflex Criteria: If Factor VIII activity is 20 percent or less, then Bethesda Quantitative, Factor VIII will be added (B191). Additional charges apply.