Dilute Russell Viper Venom Time (DRVVT)

Test Methodology:

Absorbance 


Running Day:

Every Wednesday Cut-off – 12:00 NN 


Turn Around Time:

Friday 


Specimen Requirement:

3cc citrated plasma 


Patient Preparation:

None


Special Considerations:

Centrifuge at 3500 rpm for 10 minutes separate plasma in a plastic tube, recentrifuge and transfer plasma into a plastic tube (take care not to include the residual platelets that may have collected at the bottom of the centrifuge tube).. Freeze sample immediately 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Hematology