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ADAMTS13 ACT W/RFX TO INHIBITOR

Test Number:
  • 441
Test Alias:
  • PROTEASE
Preferred Specimen:
  • Plasma
Container Type:
  • 3.2% Sodium Citrate (Blue Top)
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 1 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • Platelet-poor plasma: Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at approximately 1500 g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial.
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: Unacceptable
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen -20° C: 21 days
  • Frozen -70° C: 6 months
Methodology:
  • Immunoassay (IA)
CPT Code:
  • 85397
Reject Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma • Received room temperature • Received refrigerated • Received thawed
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 6 days

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