Ordering Recommendation

Order in conjunction with von Willebrand Factor Antigen (0030285) and Factor VIII, Activity (0030095) as part of initial workup for suspected von Willebrand disease (VWD). Also useful for monitoring treatment in patients with VWD.

Mnemonic

VWF GPIBM

Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Light blue (sodium citrate).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 0.5 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By Report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

85397

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3004072 VWF GPIbM Activity
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Aliases

  • GP1bM
von Willebrand Factor (VWF) GPIbM Activity

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