Factor XIII Activity
2006182
Ordering Recommendation
First-line test to diagnose FXIII deficiency. Appropriate for evaluation of patients with a bleeding disorder present with normal PT, PTT, and platelet count test results. Use for monitoring FXIII therapy and for confirming abnormalities detected on FXIII qualitative assay.
Mnemonic
F13 A
Methodology
Chromogenic Assay
Performed
Wed
Reported
1-8 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at www.aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Non-frozen specimens. Hemolyzed specimens. Wrong anticoagulant (non-sodium citrated plasma).  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: at -20°C or below: 1 month; Frozen at -70°C or below: 3 months  
Reference Interval
Factor XIII Activity 69-143%  
Interpretive Data
Refer to Statement B under Testing Information at http://www.aruplab.com.

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
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.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
85290
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006183Factor XIII Activity
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Aliases
  • Factor 13
  • fibrin stabilizing factor