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NY State Available
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Factor XIII, Functional
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Factor XIII Activity
Factor XIII Inhibitor, Functional
Fibrin Stabilizing Factor
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Plasma Na Cit
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Collection Container/Tube: Light-blue top (3.2% sodium citrate)
Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial
Specimen Volume: 1 mL platelet-poor plasma, in plastic vial
Collection Instructions: Draw blood into a 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube. Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at approx. 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. Plasma must be free of platelets (<10,000/mcl). Freeze immediately, ship frozen.
Note: Note oral anticoagulant therapy
Specimen Minimum Volume
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Reject Due To
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| Hemolysis || NA |
| Lipemia || NA |
| Icterus || NA |
| Other || NA |
Specimen Stability Information
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Plasma Na Cit
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Factor XIII, Functional- Low Factor XIII levels, i.e., <15%, may cause a bleeding disorder and levels <2% have been associated with spontaneous introcranial hemorrhage.
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Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
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This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.
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||Test Order Name
Order LOINC Value
||Factor XIII, Functional
||Test Result Name
Result LOINC Value
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||Factor XIII, Functional
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