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Factor 10

Performing Laboratory

Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.

Methodology

Clot detection

Specimen Requirements

Collect 3 mL in blue top (3.2% sodium citrate) plasma.    Tubes must be a full draw.  Specimens must be spun two times to ensure plasma is platelet poor.    Specimens are stable at room temperature for 4 hours.    Platelet free plasma may be frozen in plastic tubes for 2 weeks.

Availability

Monday - Friday   7 am to 2:30 pm

 

Turn around time within 48-72 hours.

Test Includes

Coagulation Factor 10

Functional Factor 10 Assay

Reference Ranges

50 - 150% activity

CPT Codes

85260