Cryofibrinogen
0050190
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CRYO FIB
Methodology
Qualitative Cold Precipitation
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
3-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimen required.  
Collect
Whole blood drawn in a pre-warmed (37°C) syringe. Specimen may be drawn directly into a pre-warmed lt. blue (sodium citrate) or black (sodium citrate).  
Specimen Preparation
Maintain whole blood at 37°C from collection to transport; do not refrigerate or freeze at any time. Immediately after blood has been obtained, transfer specimen to a pre-warmed blue (sodium citrate) or black (sodium citrate) (if not used for collection). Separate plasma from cells using a 37°C centrifuge, if possible. Transfer 3 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Heparinized plasma. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
Proper collection and transport of specimen is critical to the outcome of the assay. Quantities less than 3 mL may affect the sensitivity of the assay.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative at 72 hours.  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82585
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050190Cryofibrinogen29744-0
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Aliases
  • cryofibrinogen protein
  • Cryofibrinogen, Qualitative, Plasma
  • cryopreciptate
  • Cryoprotein
  • plasma cryofibrinogen