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Cryofibrinogen (376)

Methodology

Cold Precipitation


Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Sunday-Friday

Standard TAT

3-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(four-eight) 1.8 mL or (three-seven) 2.7 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Blue (Sodium Citrate)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Overnight fasting is required. Place specimen immediately after collection in a 37 C water bath, incubator, or heat pack for 1 hour. It is very important that the specimen remain at 37 C until after separation of plasma from red cells.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=Unacceptable; Frozen=Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Specimens received refrigerated or frozen; Heparinized plasma; Gross lipemia; Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

6 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Plasma

Processing Instructions

Place specimen immediately after collection in a 37 C water bath, incubator, or heat pack for 1 hour. It is very important that the specimen remain at 37 C until after separation of plasma from red cells. Pre-warm bench-top centrifuge for 10 minutes before placing specimens in centrifuge.


CPT Codes

82585


Revised

05-26-20

Initials

SL