Refacto FVIII Assay
One stage factor assay for Refacto FVIII
|Tube||05 (CP) - Citrate|
|Availability||Daily (available 24/7)|
|Additional Information||Uses an APTT based clotting method to perform a one stage factor assay against a Refacto standard rather than human FVIII. Treatment assays done in Blood Sciences, out of hours.|
|Send to||Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|Collection Con|| Correctly filled citrate tubes. 1 for single factor assay, 2 if associated inhibitor investigations are also required.
Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
|Ref. Range Notes||Please note this test is NOT reported against a Normal range as it is used to monitor treatment only, not as a diagnostic test
Critical telephone values: Not a diagnostic test
|IP Acute TAT||Contact laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||5 days|
|GP Acute TAT||Contact laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||5 days|