Factor XIII Screen

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
2 mL citrated plasma collected in a 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube, frozen immediately

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Draw light blue-top tube(s). Fill to complete volume, and mix well. Centrifuge 2000 x g for 10 minutes.
Remove plasma to a plastic centrifuge tube, using a plastic pipette. Centrifuge again. Pipette the platelet-poor plasma into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Freeze and ship frozen.

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 10 days


Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Vitalant Speciality Laboratories & Therapeutics Coagulation Laboratory
3636 Boulevard of Allies
Pittsburg, PA 15213-4306

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.