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 10 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; Frozen: One Month

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.doc

Department

Coagulation

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Immunoturbidometric

CPT Codes

85379

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 10 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; Frozen: One Month

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.doc

Department

Coagulation

Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Immunoturbidometric

Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

85379

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