Test Catalog


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Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

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Test Name: Von Willebrand Investigation

Test Code: VWB

Male Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y >0.50 U

Female Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y >0.50 U

Turn around time:

Collection Container: Light Blue

Sample Type: Citrated Plasma

Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL

Testcode and Ordering Information: Panel includes von Willebrand antigen and activity testing.

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Freeze. Send frozen on dry ice. Must arrive at SPH frozen. Thawed specimens will be rejected.

Method: Immunoturbidimetric