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Test Code FA8 FACTOR 8 ASSAY

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

FA8

LAB306 FAH220

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Blue Top Tube Plasma Frozen To fill line 2 mL plasma 1 mL plasma 6 Months
Blue Top Tube Whole Blood Ambient To fill line To fill line To fill line 4 Hours

Refer to Coagulation Specimen Handling before collecting. Submit 2 × 0.5 mL frozen plasma aliquots for this test. Draw blood in light blue top tube(s). Spin down, remove plasma, spin plasma again, and place citrate platelet-poor plasma in required number of plastic vials (Glass vials cannot be accepted.)  Freeze specimen at less than or equal to minus 40° C, if possible. Send specimen frozen on dry ice. Each coagulation assay  requested should have its own vial.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 1 day / Available STAT, nights and weekends with pathologist approval

Method

Photo Optical Clot Detection

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Factor 8 Assay              85240

 

Instrumentation

ACL Top 500

Reference Range

53 – 143%

Section

Coagulation

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FA8 Factor 8 Assay 3209-4