Von Willebrand Multimeric
Label Mnemonic: VWMUL
Epic Lab Code: LAB4264
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Specimen Instructions:
Scheduled through Hematology Consult Service. Test will be processed in Hemostasis/Thrombosis (Core Laboratory). Once sample is processed the testing will be sent to a reference laboratory for analysis.

Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Collection Medium:
Light Blue top tube 2.7 mL (Na Citrate)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL platelet-poor plasma in light blue top tube.
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL platelet-poor plasma in light blue top tube.
Rejection Criteria:
Serum. Specimens collected in wrong anticoagulant. Clotted, hemolyzed, or non-frozen specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
4-11 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
By report
Methodology:
Qualitative Electrophoresis
CPT Code:
85247
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery