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Von Willebrand Multimeric analysis

Alternate names:
VWF multimers
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
VWFM
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Specimens for vWF multimer analysis assays kept at room temperature, should be centrifuged and tested within 4 hours of time of collection.

If testing is not complete within 4 hours, plasma should be removed from the cells (2 X 1 mL Eppendorf tubes) and frozen at -20 C for up to 2 weeks or -70 C for up to 6 months.

A frost-free freezer should not be used.

Frequency:
Monthly
Result Turnaround Time:
8 weeks
Reference Interval:

Interpretative report is supplied.

Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Alfred Hospital
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