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pawsPathologyManual: ADAMTS13 Activity

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

ADAMTS13 Activity

Synonyms

von Willebrand Factor Cleaving Protease, ADAMTS13

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2.7 mL blood collected in two tubes

Volume and Container

Two 2.7 mL light blue top sodium citrate blood tubes

Storage and Transport

Two vials of sodium citrated plasma are stored frozen until ready for transport to BloodCenter of Wisconsin via Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than sodium citrated plasma, hemolysis, or thawing

Turn Around Time

5-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am- 5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

85397

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,891,980

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Severe deficiency of ADAMTS13 (activity <5-10%) is a relatively specific finding in patients with a clinical diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP).

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Request Form

 

Methodology

FRET

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type ADAMTS13 in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir