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von Willebrand Factor Multimers
0092281
Ordering Recommendation

Order to subclassify established von Willebrand disease.

Mnemonic
VWF MULTI
Methodology
Qualitative Electrophoresis
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
4-11 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Specimens collected in wrong anticoagulant. Clotted, hemolyzed, or non-frozen specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -70°C: 6 months; Frozen at -20°C: 3 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0092279von Willebrand Factor Multimers32217-2
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Aliases
  • Von Willebrand factor multimer analysis
  • vWF multimer analysis
  • VWF multimers