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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)



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.


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



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: Send Outs


Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range



Method: Chromogenic Assay

Analytical Volume: 1 mL platelet poor plasma


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

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