Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Aliquot type not properly identified
  • Not Frozen
  • Clotted specimen
  • Anticoagulation with Vitamin K antagonist (i.e. Coumadin/warfarin)

Storage/Transport Temperature

(2) 0.5 mL aliqouts plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 2 hrs
Refrigerated: 12 hrs
Frozen: 1 month

Performed

Wednesday

Remarks

Draw one full light blue top Tube (blood-to-anticoagulant is critical). Refer to the 'Hemostasis/Thromobosis Specimen Collection' link below for processing information. Separate platelet-poor plasma from cells ASAP.

Hemostasis/Thrombosis Specimen Collection Guidelines

Department

Coagulation

Performed

Wednesday

Methodology

Chromogenic

Reference Interval

0 minutes - 5 days:       17 - 53 %
5 days - 3 months:        20 - 65 %
3 months - 6 months:    28 - 60 %
6 months - 1 years:       37 - 81 %
1 years - 6 years:          40 - 92 %
6 years - 15 years:        56 - 150 %
15 years - 18 years:      68 - 150 %
Greater than 18 years:  72 - 150 %
 

CPT Codes

85303

Collection

Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Aliquot type not properly identified
  • Not Frozen
  • Clotted specimen
  • Anticoagulation with Vitamin K antagonist (i.e. Coumadin/warfarin)

Storage/Transport Temperature

(2) 0.5 mL aliqouts plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 2 hrs
Refrigerated: 12 hrs
Frozen: 1 month

Performed

Wednesday

Remarks

Draw one full light blue top Tube (blood-to-anticoagulant is critical). Refer to the 'Hemostasis/Thromobosis Specimen Collection' link below for processing information. Separate platelet-poor plasma from cells ASAP.

Hemostasis/Thrombosis Specimen Collection Guidelines

Department

Coagulation

Ordering

Performed

Wednesday

Methodology

Chromogenic

Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

0 minutes - 5 days:       17 - 53 %
5 days - 3 months:        20 - 65 %
3 months - 6 months:    28 - 60 %
6 months - 1 years:       37 - 81 %
1 years - 6 years:          40 - 92 %
6 years - 15 years:        56 - 150 %
15 years - 18 years:      68 - 150 %
Greater than 18 years:  72 - 150 %
 
Administrative

CPT Codes

85303