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ADAMTS-13 Activity (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:MON
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Plasma
Container Types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Adults Volume or Mass:2.7 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Must be discussed with a Laboratory Haematologist
Add exactly 2.7 mL of blood & mix by inversion.

This test is the not  listed on CMBS schedule and the test kit used at Southern Cross Pathology is very expensive.

For routine batch testing charge is $140 and for urgent requests $345

Transport Instructions:Send to lab immediately
On Ice
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge immediately
Aliquot
Store frozen

1 mL of citrated plasma required for assay.

External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send Frozen on Dry Ice
Method:

This test is the not  listed on CMBS schedule and the test kit used at Southern Cross Pathology is very expensive.

For routine batch testing charge is $140 and for urgent requests $345

Additional Notes:

Must be approved by Haematologist and determined very clearly if this test is URGENT or only for batch testing. FBE often have the urgent STICKER attached and this does NOT mean the ADAMTS-13 IS URGENT - CHECK WITH HAEMATOLOGIST/ REGISTRARS