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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Collagen binding activity

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Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection and Transport Protocols

Blood must be collected carefully as activated samples invalidate results

Adult Specimen

2.7 mL sodium citrate tube

Paediatric Specimen

1.8 mL paediatric sodium citrate tube

Sample Delivery to Lab

Must be received in the Laboratory within 2 hours of collection. Do not send specimen via Lamson pneumatic tube system.

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

500uL double spun platelet poor plasma

Aliquot Transport

Send frozen

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Batched weekly

Reference Interval


Minimum Volume

500uL double spun platelet poor plasma

Electronic Information

Registration Code


HL7Mapping Code