1295

ADAMTS13 Evaluation

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Test Information
ADAMTS13 Evaluation is a reflexive testing algorithm for evaluation of TTP. Activity is always performed. If result is <= 30%, the inhibitor assay (1297) is performed. If inhibitor result is <= 0.7 Inhibitor Units, the antibody assay (1299) is performed
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Also Known As
  • ADAMTS13
  • ADAMTS13 Activity
  • ADAMTS13 Inhibitor
  • VWF Cleaving Protease
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Disease State
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
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Test Type
Functional/Serologic Test
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Sample Notes
Citrated Plasma (light blue top)
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Requested Volume
Three 0.5 ml aliquots
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Minimum / Pediatric Volume
Two 0.4 ml aliquots
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Additional Sample Information
Citrated plasma (preferred), serum (red tube) or Citrated whole blood (light blue tube) that has been stored at room temperature or refrigerated for up to 7 days are acceptable. Whole blood must be centrifuged, plasma removed and frozen, before sending for testing. EDTA plasma (purple or pink tube) samples are not acceptable.
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Shipping Information
Frozen
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CPT Codes
  • 85397
  • 85335 (if inhibitor is performed)
  • 83520 (if antibody is performed)
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Method
See Individual Tests
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Turnaround Time
Activity: 1-3 days; Inhibitor: 2-4 days; Antibody: 7 days
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New York State Approval
No
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DEX Z-Code™
No
 
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