Factor IX Assay

Container: Citrate (Blue top)

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Factor IX Assay

Condition / Indication: To detect acquired or inherited deficiency of factor IX. To monitor factor levels

Special precautions & notes: Unable to test samples that are clotted or poor venepuncture; venepuncture near a drip site; inadequately filled samples; Old sample (>12 hours) or samples from patients on anticoagulation therapy

Reference range: 0.50 - 2.0 iu/ml

Container: Citrate (Blue top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2.7 mL

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 10 days