Patient Preparation

Patients should be off the following medications for at least 24 hours prior to testing: Pradaxa, Angiomax, Novastan, Xarelto, Eliquis

Collect

Two 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Aliquot type not properly identified
  • Not Frozen
  • Clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

(3) 1 mL aliquots plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 4 hrs
Frozen: 1 month

Performed

Wednesday

Remarks

Draw two 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

Clot-based, optical

Reported

1-5 days

CPT Codes

85613

Collection

Patient Preparation

Patients should be off the following medications for at least 24 hours prior to testing: Pradaxa, Angiomax, Novastan, Xarelto, Eliquis

Collect

Two 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Aliquot type not properly identified
  • Not Frozen
  • Clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

(3) 1 mL aliquots plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 4 hrs
Frozen: 1 month

Performed

Wednesday

Remarks

Draw two 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

Clot-based, optical

Reported

1-5 days

Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

85613