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 Recent changes for Collagen Binding Assay

Recent changes for Collagen Binding Assay

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
11th June 2021
Laboratory

Referred Test

Coagulation

Request Group

CBA

Collection & Request Instructions

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion.

Do not use 1 mL citrate tubes.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion.

Do not use 1 mL citrate tubes.

Processing Instructions

Specimens kept at room temperature, should be centrifuged ASAP and tested within 4 hours from time of specimen collection. If testing is not completed within 4 hours, plasma should be removed from cells and aliquoted (1mL) into Eppendorf tubes, 2 X 1 mL vials per CBA assay.

Plasma may be frozen @ -20 C for up to 2 weeks or -70 C for up to 6 months. Frost free freezers should not be used.

Specimens kept at room temperature, should be centrifuged ASAP and tested within 4 hours from time of specimen collection. If testing is not completed within 4 hours, plasma should be removed from cells and aliquoted (1mL) into Eppendorf tubes, 2 X 1 mL vials per CBA assay.

Plasma may be frozen @ -20 C for up to 2 weeks or -70 C for up to 6 months. Frost free freezers should not be used.

External Laboratory

Austin Pathology

Frequency

Fortnightly

Collagen Binding Assay

Laboratory:
Coagulation
Test Code:
CBA
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Samples found to have clots cannot be tested

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion.

Do not use 1 mL citrate tubes.

Minimum Adult Volume:
4 mL
Frequency:
Fortnightly
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

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