|Mnemonic: || |
|Name: ||Dilute Russell Viper Venom Time (DRVVT) (Lupus Anticoagulant)|
|Specimen: ||2 mL plasma from a FULL sodium citrate Blue top tube. Allow tube to fill to proper capacity. Mix immediately by gentle inversion 4 times. Submit platelet-poor plasma.|
See Coagulation Procedure for centrifugation and storage of sample.
Unacceptable Conditions: Serum. Hemolyzed specimens.
|Minimum Spec: ||1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 4 hours refrigerated|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0030461|
| Method: ||Electromagnetic mechanical clot detection|
|Note: ||A pathologist must be consulted before ordering this test. This test is not orderable in PathNet.|
|Processing Info: ||Spin @ 3000 for 15 minutes and quick freeze in cryostat, then transfer to regular freezer.|