Test Details

Mnemonic

VWMUT

Ordering Code

3689400

CPT-4 Code(s)

85247

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Follow coagulation test collection methods in appendices.
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Collect

Light blue sodium citrate
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Critical frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens, clotted specimens, serum, non-frozen specimens, EDTA plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen (-20°C): 14 days
Frozen (-70°C): 6 months
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Methodology

Electrophoresis/Clotting/Microlatex Particle-Mediated Immunoassay/Platelet Agglutination
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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