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Factor 13 Assay

eD-H Order Code


Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Blood 2.7 ML Fill tube completely

Specimen Transport Temperature

Double spin, separate, and freeze

Specimen Stability

4 hours

Additional Specimen Instructions

1.8 mL Sodium Citrate tube filled to the line


2.7 mL Sodium Citrate tube filled to the line


Blue top tubes must be filled within 10% of stated volume. A discard tube must be used if a citrate tube is to be drawn using a winged blood collection set. It is important to remove air from the blood collection set to ensure the proper blood volume is obtained in the coag tube.


If the patient has a known hematocrit >55%, please contact the coagulation lab for an adjusted collection tube before drawing the blood.

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