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Factor XIII, Functional
Collect: Light Blue (sodium citrate) - 1 ml. plasma
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer platelet-poor plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.Recommend quick-freezing the sample to keep coagulation Factor intact.
Storage/Transport Temperature: CRITICAL FROZEN.
Stability: Refrigerated 24 hours, Frozen: 14 days
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