Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE PROFILE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1093         Geisinger Epic ID: 52297

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Platelet-poor plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL platelet-poor plasma collected in each of four separate 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tubes
Special notes:
Collect blood before coagulation factor replacement therapy is begun. Refer to Quest's coagulation specimen collection and processing instructions for further information.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Please submit a separate, frozen vial for each special coagulation assay ordered. Refer to Quest's coagulation specimen collection and processing instructions for further information. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen. Transport 4 separate frozen vials in the same shipping container.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature or refrigerated specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
*This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
85240, 85245, 85246, 85247
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Willibrand Factor Antigen
Ristocetin Cofactor
von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis*
Factor VIII Activity, Clotting
Methodology:
Electrophoresis
Immunoturbidity
Aggregation
Clotting Assay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 135583, von Wille Pf

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