Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

Aliquot type not properly identified, not Frozen, clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

(2) 0.5 mL aliqouts plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 4 hrs; Frozen: One Month

Performed

Mon-Fri

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

Mon-Fri

Methodology

Clot-based, mechanical

Reported

5 days

CPT Codes

85597
Collection

Collect

One 2.7 mL Sodium Citrate (Blue) Tube

Unacceptable Conditions

Aliquot type not properly identified, not Frozen, clotted specimen

Storage/Transport Temperature

(2) 0.5 mL aliqouts plasma Frozen

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 4 hrs; Frozen: One Month

Performed

Mon-Fri

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

Mon-Fri

Methodology

Clot-based, mechanical

Reported

5 days
Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

85597

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