VON WILLEBRAND PROFILE (VWP)
: VWP, von WIllebrand workup, von Willebrand Mulitmer panel
: Fibrinogen, Factor VIII Activity, von Willebrand Antigen, Ristocetin Cofactor (von Willebrand activity), von Willebrand panel interpretation, von Willebrand Multimers if indicated
: 85384, 85240, 85246, 85245, 85390, 85247
: Clotting, Immunoturbidimetric, ristocetin induced agglutination of formalin fixed platelets, electrophoresis
: Refer to individual test information
: Two Light blue top (Sodium Citrate) - 2.7 mL
: Citrated platelet poor plasma - Requires double centrifugation if sending a plasma aliquot. Aliquot(s) must be frozen if not received by lab within 4 hours of collection.
: Pediatric: Two 2.7mL Light blue top - 3.2% Sodium Citrate. Neonatal: Two 1.8mL Light blue top - 3.2% Sodium Citrate.
: 2.0 Plasma
: 2.0 Plasma
: Room Temperature for Light blue top tube, must be received within 4 hours of draw. Plasma aliquot(s) must be frozen if not received by lab within 4 hours of collection.
: Room Temperature: 2 hours; Frozen: -70° C for one month
Reasons for Rejection
: Clotted sample, incorrectly filled tubes, incorrect tube type, grossly hemolyzed sample, grossly lipemic sample sent as whole blood >4.0 hours old
: Monday - Friday
: 1-3 days, 7-14 days if the VWF Multimer is required.
: Deliver to lab immediately. Tubes must be filled to indicator line and not clotted. Indwelling lines should be flushed with saline only and 5 mL of blood should be discarded prior to collecting samples for coagulation studies. If sending plasma aliquots, DOUBLE CENTRIFUGE plasma samples to produce platelet poor plasma. Samples received from an outside lab must be aliquoted and frozen. Grossly hemlyzed, icteric or lipemic samples may be rejected. Ordering physician name and telephone contact information MUST accompany the sample and request. Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation: 615 875-5633
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