Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Pediatric Collection

Fill 1 pediatric 1.8 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube.  You must immediately

invert the tube 3-4 times.

Unacceptable Conditions

Aliquot type not properly identified, not Frozen, clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

1 mL plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 4 hrs (2 hrs if spun/uncapped); Frozen: One week

Performed

Sun-Sat

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_7_17_13.pdf

Department

Coagulation

Notes

An Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) may be required

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Clot-based, mechanical

Reference Interval

24 - 35 seconds

Critical: Greater than 110 seconds

CPT Codes

85730

Collection

Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Pediatric Collection

Fill 1 pediatric 1.8 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube.  You must immediately

invert the tube 3-4 times.

Unacceptable Conditions

Aliquot type not properly identified, not Frozen, clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

1 mL plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 4 hrs (2 hrs if spun/uncapped); Frozen: One week

Performed

Sun-Sat

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_7_17_13.pdf

Department

Coagulation

Notes

An Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) may be required

Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Clot-based, mechanical

Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

24 - 35 seconds

Critical: Greater than 110 seconds

Administrative

CPT Codes

85730

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