Test Details

Mnemonic

FIBAG

Ordering Code

3420260

CPT-4 Code(s)

85385

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is required.

Collect

Light blue 3.2 % sodium citrate

Specimen Preparation

See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, nonfrozen specimens

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 90 days

Methodology

Nephelometry
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Reference Range

180 - 350 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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