Factor X

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: Factor X a.k.a. Factor 10

Condition / Indication: To detect acquired or inherited deficiency of factor X. 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: 0.5 - 2.0 IU/mL

Container: Citrate (Blue top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 full tubes

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 10 days