Factor VIII
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Collection:
Tube MUST be full. If unable to deliver to laboratory within 4 hours of

collection, centrifuge blood and transport tube upright at room

temperature. If von Willebrand screen (Factor VIII, von Willebrand

Factor, von Willebrand Factor Ag and von Willebrand collagen binding),

3x blue (Sodium Citrate) required.
Container(s):
Citrate tube (2.7 mL blue-top) - required

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed as required Results available 1-7 days

Reference Intervals:
70 - 150%

Laboratory:
Special Haematology (8382-9146)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
AHF

Anti haemophiliac factor

VIII
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Transport whole blood unless delivery time > 4 hours, then centrifuge

and send frozen plasma.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Processing by laboratory only.

Data Entry Code:
F8

SydPath Division:
Haematology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:42
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