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Epic Code LAB304 Factor V Activity

Important Note

Please verify with the ordering physician for all orders listed as "Factor V"

Factor V activity is useful for diagnosing congenital or acquired factor V deficiencies.  Factor V activity is not indicated for hyper coagulation evaluation.   For hypercoagulation panels please order Factor V Leiden DNA analysis. 

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

Test Name Alias

Coag Factor V (5) Activity | 4116 | Factor 5

Interface Order Alias

10375

Clinical Information

The evaluation of coagulation factor V is indicated for the diangosis of congenital or acquired Factor V deficient states.  Acquired deficiencies are noted in cases of liver dysfunction, consumption coagulopathy, factor V inhibitors, and myeloproliferative disorders. Also indicated for the evaluation of a prolonged prothrombin time or activated partial thromboplastin time.

Ordering Instructions

For written orders: Please specify Factor V Activity or Factor V Leiden DNA Analysis.

Factor V activity is useful for diagnosing congenital or acquired factor V deficiencies.  Factor V activity is not indicated for hyper coagulation evaluation.   For hypercoagulation panels please order Factor V Leiden DNA analysis. 

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Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Blue top (3.2% Na. Citrate)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 2.7 mL (full tube)

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.8 mL (full tube)

Capillary collect ok: No

Microtainer acceptable: No

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Detailed instructions (link): Anticoagulant Correction for High Hematocrit

  • Detailed instructions (link): Blue Citrate Tube

  • Tube must be full. Do not over fill or under fill; look for the fill indicator lines.

  • Gently invert 8 - 10 times to mix anticoagulant with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 1 hour – See Processing Instructions below.
  • +(1)S10/POx3/F

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Platelet Poor Plasma

 

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Centrifuge and remove plasma within 1 hour of collection.
  • Separate plasma into 2-3 aliquots, minimum of 0.5 mL each.
  • Freeze aliquots in plastic transport tubes immediately.

Transport Temperature:

  • Ambient (up to 1 hour in whole blood state)
  • Frozen (plasma only >4 hours)

Rejection Criteria

  • Hemolysis
  • Specimen has been thawed

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 1 hour

Frozen: 2 months

Laboratory Retention: 2 months

Test Frequency

Available Monday-Friday, usual TAT 1-4 days.

Reference Range

Adult: 50 – 150 %

 

Pediatric reference ranges have not been established.

 

Critical Values Table

Performing Department

COAGULATION

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Prothrombin (PT) clot based assay with plasma deficient substrate

CPT

85220

CDM Code

80101904

Epic Test ID

1230100505

LOINC

Factor V Activity: 3193-0

Beaker LOINC

FACTOR V ACTIVITY: 3193-0

Mayo Access Code

SHO10375

Reviewed Date

10/11/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: FACTOR 5 ACTIVITY
Beaker Display Name: Coagulation Factor V Activity
BEAKER TEST NAME: FACTOR V ACTIVITY
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Factor V Activity

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +(1)S10/POx3/F

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW COAGULATION: BLUE TOP TUBE