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Lab Test Dictionary

Factor VII Activity (FVII)

Methodology

Clotting Assay


Synonyms

Factor 7

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

UCSD Special Coag


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

1-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(one) 1.8 mL or (one) 2.7 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Blue (Sodium Citrate)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 4 Hours; Refrigerated: 4 Hours; Frozen: 6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; Clotted; Improperly filled; Hematocrit >56

Test Volume Required

1 mL Platelet-Poor Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Platelet-Poor Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate Platelet-Poor Plasma within 4 hours of collection and freeze immediately. Complete a UCSD Special Coag requisition and place specimen in the -80 freezer for routine courier pick-up Monday-Friday at 0600 and 1030.


CPT Codes

85230


Revised

03-04-24

Initials

SL