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ADAMTS-13 Activity Assay

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Note:Assay is performed monthly as a routine ; urgent testing can be arranged.

This test is not covered by Medicare; accounts will be directed to the patient or requesting Unit. ( Routine $140, Urgent $345 )

 

Alternate names:
ADAMTS
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
Send out as Referred test
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Collection Instructions:

Specimen should reach the laboratory ASAP.

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
2 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Centrifuge Sodium Citrate sample ; aliquot a minimum of 0.5 ml of citrated plasma into an appropriate transport tube and freeze at -20 deg C. Processing should be complete within 2 hours of collection.

Frozen specimen is stable and can be sent on the next scheduled courier run ( UNLESS MARKED URGENT - if so send immediately ) 

Aliquot is to be sent to the referral laboratory in a frozen state.

External Laboratory:
Monash Pathology
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