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ID:923 Factor XIII Inhibitor Screen
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DescriptionFactor XIII is a coagulation protein that plays an important role in the stabilisation of a fibrin clot. Patients with FXIII deficiency can be treated with FXIII concentrate. It is possible that a patient can develop an antibody to the FXIII concentrate, thus affecting the efficacy of treatment.This test is used to screen for such antibodies.
IndicationFactor XIII deficient patients who have had replacement therapy.
Additional Info
Concurrent TestsBethesda Assay
Dietary RequirementsNone
Interpretation If no inhibitor detected, this will be reported as NOT DETECTED. If present a bethesda unit will be reported

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions2 x Citrate tubes filled to line please.
Min. Vol2 x Citrate tubes
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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT10 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT10 days
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:34:17. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:34:17.