One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube
Fill 1 pediatric 1.8 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube.
You must immediately invert the tube 3-4 times.
Original tube unspun, ambient.
Ambient: 24 hrs capped unspun, 2 hrs uncapped/spun
Frozen: 1 week
Do not refrigerate specimen.
Draw one full light blue top tube (blood-to-anticoagulant is critical). Refer to the "Hemostasis/Thromobosis Specimen Collection" link below for processing information if specimen needs to be frozen.
Hemostasis/Thrombosis Specimen Collection Guidelines
An Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) may be required