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Test Code FACTOR INHIBITOR ASSAY FACTOR INHIBITOR ASSAY

Department

Coagulation

Group Components

Factor tested, Inhibitor titer

Specimen Type

Plasma

Container

Sodium citrate 3.2% (light blue-top)

Special Requirements

Three (3) 2.7 mL blue-top tubes required. Factor must be ordered that Inhibitor titer is requested. 1.8 mL blue top tube available. Blue-top tube must be filled to the draw line. If testing is not to be performed within 4 hours, separate the plasma from the cells, and centrifuge the plasma a second time. Decant plasma and freeze @ 20 degress C). Send frozen. Results may be affected by freezing.

Standard Volume

8.1ml

Minimum Volume

8.1ml

Pediatric Volume

N/A

Method

Photometric Clot Detection

Ship Temperature

Frozen

Stability Room Temp

4 hours

Stability Refrigerated

4 hours

Stability Frozen

2 weeks

CPT Code

85335

Days Test Set Up

Mon through Friday