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Laboratory: Hematology
Test Name:
Test Code: FASS
Clinical Information:
Clinical Hematology Consult required prior to collection.
Test performed at:  HSC Haemostasis Laboratory (Hematopathology)
Performed as part of Bleeding Profile, Coagulation Assessment.  See HSC Haemostasis Requisition.
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

If approved, spin sample once.  Aliquot sample into another tube.  Spin sample again and aliquot the sample into another tube.  Freeze sample at -20°C; then ship to HSC.  If sample is urgent, send sample immediately without spinning down.
Reference Values:
See report
By Prior Arrangement Only
See Also:
More Information:
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.