Test directory: Factor XIII Activity

Ordering Code4326
Test NameFactor XIII Activity
AliasFactor XIII, Functional
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerCitrate, 3.2% (Lt Blue)
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube
Mix tube well
Record oral anticoagulation therapy on req and line 14.
Handling InstructionsSeparate and freeze immediately
Strict frozen. Do not thaw.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaClotted, Hemolyzed, Ambient, Refrigerated, Thawed, Under filled tube, Over filled tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Factor XIII ActivityALLSee report.