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Epic Code LAB310 Factor XII Activity

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)

Test Name Alias

Factor XII (12) Activity | 8190 | Factor 12

Interface Order Alias

10137

Clinical Information

Factor XII is a component in the contact activation system.  Factor XII deficiency is not generally associated with a bleeding risk.  Useful for the investigation of a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time.  Also used for the diagnosis of Factor XII deficiency. An association between severe Factor XII deficiency and thrombosis risk has been suggested, but it has not been proven.

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Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 3.2% Na Citrate Tube (blue top)

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:

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

Processed Specimen: Platelet Poor Plasma

 

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Detailed instructions (link): Preparing Platelet Poor Plasma
  • 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)
  • Frozen (plasma only >1 hour)

 

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

Activated Partial Thromboplastin (APTT) clot based assay with plasma deficient substrate

CPT

85280

CDM Code

4098190

Epic Test ID

1230100675

LOINC

Factor XII Activity: 3232-6

Beaker LOINC

FACTOR XII ACTIVITY: 3232-6

Mayo Access Code

SHO8190

Reviewed Date

10/11/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: FACTOR 12 ACTIVITY
Beaker Display Name: Factor XII Activity
BEAKER TEST NAME: FACTOR XII ACTIVITY
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Factor XII Activity

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +(1)S10POx3/F

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW COAGULATION: BLUE TOP TUBE