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Test Code F13 Activity Factor 13 Activity

Clinical System Name

Factor 13 Activity

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lt. Blue Top/Citrate

Preferred Vol: 2 X(2.7 Lt. Blue Top/Citrate)

Minimum Vol: 1 X(2.7 Lt. Blue Top/Citrate)

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum, EDTA plasma, clotted, or hemolyzed specimens

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70 C

Storage location: Affix large Cerner label on aliquot and store in -70 Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Send plasma from Lt. Blue Top/Citrate frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Room temp 4 h
  Refrigerated Unacceptable
  Frozen 1 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T 1 - 8 days

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

 

Phone: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

69-143%

Methodology

Method: Chromogenic Assay

Analytical Volume: 1 mL platelet poor plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

85290

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Factor XIII Activity
Reference Test Number: 2006182
Instructions: Send out M - F with ARUP courier.