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Test Code FA12 FACTOR 12 ASSAY

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Blue Top Tube Plasma Frozen 3.5 mL 2 mL 1 mL 6 Months
Blue Top tube Whole Blood Ambient 3.5 mL 3.5 mL 3.5 mL 3 Hours

Refer  to Coagulation Specimen Handling before collecting. Submit 2 × 0.5 mL frozen plasma aliquots for this test. Draw blood in light blue top tube(s). Spin down, remove plasma, spin plasma again, and place citrate platelet-poor plasma in required number of plastic vials (Glass vials cannot be accepted.)  Freeze specimen at less than or equal to minus 40° C, if possible. Send specimen frozen on dry ice. Each coagulation assay  requested should have its own vial.

Reference Range

52 – 146%

Method

Photo Optical Clot Detection

Instrumentation

ACL Top 500

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Factor 12 Assay 85280

 

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FA12 Factor 12 Assay 3232-6

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 1 day / Available STAT, nights and weekends with pathologist approval

Section

Coagulation

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes