Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Factor VII Assay

Synonyms
Factor 7

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
2.7 mL in a sodium citrate blue top tube

Availability
STAT or Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 2-3 hours
Routine: batch testing completed on Thursdays
STAT is not available 10PM-7AM

Special Instructions
Do NOT refrigerate specimen

Processing Instructions
Send specimen to Hematology ASAP

Methodology
Stago STAR mechanical clot detection

Ranges

Age in Days

Normal Range

0-4 Days

28-104%

5-29 Days

35-143%

30-89 Days

42-138%

90-179 Days

38-143%

≥ 180 Days

67-143%



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