Specimen Requirements

Title

FACTOR VIII AG (VonWillebrand Factor Antigen)

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a light blue sodium citrate tube. See appendices for cogaulation test collection instructions. Send 1.5 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Indicate on transport tube “plasma/lt blue” and contact lab for dry ice for shipment.

CRITICAL FROZEN

 

Methodology

Stability

Frozen 3 months

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4-6 days Performed Mon-Sat

Clinical Use

Test Code

F8AG