Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
vWF Activity
Alternate Names
164509 LC, VonWillebrand Factor Activity
SoftLab Order Code
VWFA
Epic Order Name
VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR (VWF) ACTIVITY, REF LAB LC 164509
Epic Order ID
LAB331
Laboratory
RefLab
Sample Type
Plasma
Collection Container
Blue Top (Sodium Citrate - Light blue)
Collecting Volume
2 full light blue top tubes
Minimum Collecting Volume
1 full light blue top tube
Storage or Stability
Frozen
Causes For Rejection
Gross hemolysis; clotted specimen; frozen specimen thawed in transit
Patient Preparation
Avoid warfarin (Coumadin(R)) therapy for two weeks and heparin therapy for two days prior to the test. Do NOT draw from an arm with a heparin lock or heparinized catheter.
 
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