WELCOME TO UCSD LABORATORY SERVICES GUIDE  
cms.ucsd.edu/labref/default.asp
 #   A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  Factor VIII Inhibitor Titer Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SPECIAL COAGULATION LAB

Specimen requirements: Blue Top
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A none present
Unit of measure: Bethesda units
Ideal sample: 2.7 mL Whole blood, blue top tube
Absolute minimum amount: 2.4 mL Whole blood, blue top tube
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Clots in Specimen, Improper Line Draw, Heparin, Other Thrombin Inhibitors
Request test on form: Special Coagulation ( D6115 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Monday - Friday, 0830-1630
Must be in by: Monday - Friday
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Optical Clot Detection
Special Instructions: The special coagulation lab can prepare special tubes requiring smaller volumes of blood. Call 858.657.5683. Factor VIII inhibitor titer performed only if Factor VIII inhibitor screen is positive. A Factor VIII inhibitor titer may be performed with human Factor VIII or porcine Factor VIII.  Sample must be delivered to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: ANTF8
CyberLAB code: 6102
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A