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Test ID BLOD0661 Factor VIII (8) Assay

AKA

Factor activity

Specimen Type/Requirements

Blue-Top (Sodium Citrate) Tube

Tube must be filled to the minimum draw line. Transport to laboratory immediately. 

Specimen Volume

Preferred Volume 1 full Blue-Top (Sodium Citrate) Tube
Minimum Volume 1 mL platelet-poor plasma

 

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature 4 hours  
Refrigerated N/A  
Frozen 1 month (platelet-poor plasma) Preferred for Transport

 

Performed Test Frequency

Wednesday and Friday

Analytic Time

1-5 days

Methodology

Mechanical-Clotting

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo- Core Lab

Additional Information

Part of VonWillebrand Workup BLOD0371

CPT

85240