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  Factor XIII/Clot Lysis Screen Specimen Type:
  also known as Fibrin Stabilizing Factor, Urea Clot Solubility Test

Blood


SPECIAL COAGULATION LAB

Specimen requirements: Blue Top
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Clots Stable @ 24h
Unit of measure: Normal/Abnormal
Ideal sample: 2.7 mL whole blood in blue top tube.
Absolute minimum amount: 2.4 mL whole blood in 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 - Thursday, 0830-1630
Must be in by: Monday - Thursday
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: Urea Clot Lysis
Special Instructions: Sample must be received within 1 hour of collection. Samples cannot be frozen. Assay cannot be performed on Fridays.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: FXIII
CyberLAB code: 6120
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A