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Factor VII Assay

Light Blue Top Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB305
EPIC Order FACTOR 7 ACTIVITY
CPT Code(s) 85230
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine; 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 2.7 mL Blood/Light Blue Top Tube; See Important Comments
Pediatric: 1.8 mL Blood Pediatric Light Blue Top Tube
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator:NO
Frozen: 14 days (plasma only)
Availability Routine: 24 Hours/Day
STAT: YES
Turnaround Time Stat 90 minutes; Routine 3 hrs
Reference Range Normal: 61-146% of Normal
Critical: <10% of Normal
Comments Deliver Immediately: If more than 2 Factor Assays are ordered: 2 Light Blue Top Tubes need to be drawn. Draw tube must be allowed to fill completely. Short draws will be rejected.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 11, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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