Cryofibrinogen, Plasma, Qualitative


Sunquest Code:CRYFIB  
Epic Code:LAB569Epic Name:CRYOFIBRINOGEN
Methodology:Cold precipitation
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 3-4 days.
Special Instructions:Fasting specimen required.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.0 mL
Container:Blue Na Citrate, 3.2% - fill to fill line on tube
Collection Instructions:

Blood must be drawn in a pre-warmed (37°C) syringe and kept at 37°C. Immediately after blood has been obtained, transfer sample into two 2.7 mL prewarmed (37°C) light blue (sodium citrate) tubes, one 1.8 mL tube minimum, and keep at 37°C. Sample may be drawn directly into a prewarmed collection tube and maintained at 37°C until centrifugation.

 

Causes for Rejection:Frozen samples, heparinized samples, lipemic or grossly hemolyzed samples.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:

Separate 3 mL, 1 mL minimum plasma from cells using a 37°C centrifuge, if possible. Store at room temperature. Do not freeze.

 

Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50190 (CRYO FIB)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative at 72 hours.


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