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Laboratory: Hematology
Test Name:
Test Code: MISC
Clinical Information:
Factor XIII Panel includes Urea Solubility, Factor XIII Immunological and Factor XIII Activity Factor. 
Test performed at:  Special Coagulation Laboratory, Room 2N38, Hamilton Health Science Centre, McMaster Division, 1200 Main Street, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
Alternate Device:
1 - Na Citrate 1.8mL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection  - Minimum 1 x 1.8 mL, but preference is 3 x 1.8 mL
Specimen Required:
Plasma: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 0.75 mL

Test must be approved by Director of Haemostasis prior  to specimen collection.
Plasma: 3.0 mL

3 x 1.0 mL platelet poor citrated plasma, frozen and transported on dry ice. 
Reference Values:
See report.
Weekdays, by Prior Arrangement Only
Prior approval must be obtained by Director of Haemostasis. Turn around time approximately 4 weeks.
See Also:
More Information:
Transport frozen, on dry ice.

Samples are to be forwarded to the Hemostasis Lab regardless of sample volume or number of tubes for discussions with the physician and the lab director.