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Factor XIII Screen

Lab Section: 

Coagulation

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB1113

 

Synonyms:

FXIII Screen

 

Methodology: 

Qualitative solubility

Schedule: 

Once/week

Reported: 

3 - 5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.7 mL Blood in a Blue Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2.7 mL.
Tubes must be full.
Transport: Whole blood may be transported at ambient or refrigerated temperature. Separated plasma, not yet frozen, may be transported at refrigerated temperature, while frozen plasma should be sent on dry ice to prevent thawing in transit.
Unacceptable conditions: QNS; Overfilled; Clotted

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Abnormal result reflexes to an MD interpretation.

Clinical Indications: Investigation of uncommon cause of bleeding tendency, especially when bleeding is delayed post-surgery.

May not be combined with other assays; one dedicated full blue top tube is required. If other assays are needed, submit additional tubes.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

PRESENT

 

CPT Code(s): 

85291

Last Changed: 

8/24/2017 2:32 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 2:32 PM