FACTOR X ACTIVITY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue 3.2% sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 2.0 mL plasma (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Serum, non-frozen or hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Clotting

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
1-4 days:   12-68%  
5-29 days:   19-79%  
30-89 days:   31-87%  
90-179 days:   35-107%  
180-364 days:   38-118%  
1-5 years:   58-116%  
6 years:   55-101%  
7-9 years:   74-130%  
10-11 years:   70-134%  
12-13 years:   69-133%  
14-15 years:   63-146%  
16-17 years:   74-146%  
18 years and older:   81-157%  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeF10AR
CPT-4 Code (s)
85260
LOINC Codes
3218-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory