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Test ID BLOD0661 FACTOR VIII (8) ASSAY

AKA

Factor activity

Specimen Type/Requirements

Draw appropriate number of blue top tubes (sodium citrate) to achieve appropriate amount of plasma for testing. Tube must be filled to the blue line. Hemolyzed samples will be rejected.

Performed Test Frequency

Wednesday and Friday

Methodology

Clotting

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo

Transport Temperature

Double spin, platelet-poor plasma, frozen 2-3 aliquots with 0.5 – 1.0 mL of plasma

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL/test

Additional Information

Part of VonWillebrand Workup BLOD0371