Factor XIII Screen

Test Code
42033

CPT Codes
85291

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

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Instructions
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
Frozen

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

Methodology
Solubility

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

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
ITxM Diagnostics (ITxM)
3636 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15213



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.