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Epic Code LAB1230063 Activated Protein C Resistance

Important Note

There is currently a nationwide shortage of this tube. Please take steps to ensure specimen integrity to reduce recollection. Specimen Tube Shortage (link)

Additional Test Codes

Quest code: 22

Test Name Alias

APC Resistance | 8998

Interface Order Alias

1230063

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Platelet Poor Plasma
Container/Tube: Blue top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Volume: 2.7 mL Whole Blood (Tube must be full)
Minimum volume: 1.0 mL plasma

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at approximately 1500 x g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial.

Specimen Transport Temperature: Frozen

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Specimen Transport Temperature

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 1 hour

Frozen: 6 months

Performing Department

REFERRAL SEND OUTS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Send Out to QUEST CHANTILLY REF LAB

Methodology

RVVT-based Assay (Clot-based)

CPT

85307

CDM Code

4028998

Epic Test ID

1230100290

Mayo Access Code

SHO127

Reviewed Date

2/11/2021