Cryofibrinogen




Test Mnemonic

CRYOFI

CPT Codes

  • 82585 - QTY (1)

LOINC ®

29744-0

Performing Laboratory

ARUP


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
3 mLPlasmaSodium citrate (Lt. Blue)See noteAmbientCollect in 2 37C pre-warmed, 3.5 mL sodium citrate light blue top tubes. Fasting for 12 hours is required. Keep at 37C from collection until plasma separation. If possible, spin in a 37C centrifuge. Combine plasma from two tubes into one screw capped transport tube.

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
1 mL     

Stability

Environmental Condition Description
AmbientAfter separation from cells: 1 week
RefrigeratedAfter separation from cells: 1 week
FrozenUnacceptable

Days Performed

Sun - Sat

Turnaround Time

4 - 6 days

Methodology

Name Description
Cold Precipitation 

Reference Range

Cryofibrinogen
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       FreetextNegative at 72 hours 

Special Info

3.2% sodium citrate is the preferred anticoagulant recommended by NCCLS. Unacceptable conditions: Heparinized blood, hemolyzed or lipemic plasma. Fasting sample is required.