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Test Code FA2 FACTOR 2 ASSAY

Method

Photo Optical Clot Detection

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Factor 2 Assay                           85210

 

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

73 – 133%

Instrumentation

ACL Top 500

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FA2 Factor 2 Assay 3289-6

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

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

Section

Coagulation

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

Yes