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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Factor 13 (XIII) Assay


FXIII level

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

2.7ml sodium citrate tube (light blue)

Paediatric Specimen

1.8ml paediatric sodium citrate tube (light blue)

Sample Delivery to Lab

Sample must be received in the Laboratory within 2 hours of collection

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot instructions

Sample must be received in the Laboratory, separated and frozen within 4 hours of collection. if despatched from outside Hospital, plasma must still be fozen.

Aliquot Transport

Send frozen

Test Information



Test Availability

By arrangement with Laboratory. Mon - Fri 0800-1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

14 Days

Unit of measurement


Reference interval

50 - 200%

Additional Information

Minimum Volume

1.0ml double-spun platelet poor plama

Electronic Information

Registration Code