Test Catalog

Test ID: DRVT    
Dilute Russells Viper Venom Time (DRVVT), Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting and confirming or helping to exclude the presence of lupus anticoagulants (LA)

 

Identifying LA that do not prolong the activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT)

 

Evaluating unexplained prolongation of the APTT or prothrombin time clotting tests

 

Distinguishing LA from a specific coagulation factor inhibitor or coagulation factor deficiencies

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DRVTMDRVVT MixNoNo
DRVTCDRVVT ConfirmationNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see LUPPR / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, THRMP / Thrombophilia Profile, or PROCT / Prolonged Clot Time Profile.

 

If dilute Russells viper venom time (DRVVT) ratio is > or =1.2, DRVVT mix and DRVVT confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see LUPPR / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, THRMP / Thrombophilia Profile, or PROCT / Prolonged Clot Time Profile.

 

Optical Clot-Based

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Dilute Russells Viper Venom Time, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Dilute Russell's Viper Venom Time, Plasma
dRVVT (Dilute Russell's Viper Venom Time)