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  ADAMTS 13 Activity Specimen Type:
   

Urine


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 5 mL Blue Top (sodium citrate)
Reference ranges: N/A
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 mL plasma
Method of collection: Refer to the Hemostasis/Thrombosis section in the front of the Laboratory Test Directory for special collection instructions.
Transportation: 1 mL platelet-poor plasma, frozen.  Submit specimen in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Monday - Friday
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1-4 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer
Special Instructions: CRITICAL FROZEN.  Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
  Unacceptable Conditions:  Hemolyzed specimens.  Serum, EDTA plasma.
  Stability:  Ambient:  Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks
CyberLAB abbreviation: ADAMT
CyberLAB code: 8343
Lab Processing Instructions: Freeze after processing.

Spin down, separate plasma from cells and freeze plasma. Results are available on a Chart Copy. Results are Quantitative