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Test Code LAB10067 Abnormal Coagulation Studies

Department

Hematology

Collection Requirements

Due to time requirements test can only be collected at the POB draw site for out patients.

Primary Collection Container

4 – Blue 2.7 mL (Citrate)

Red (No Gel)

Transport

Ambient

Preferred Transport Temperature

Ambient

Processing

Please contact the Coagulation department at 583-6797 before ordering. Patient should not be on anticoagulants and have a previously documented elevated Prothrombin Time and/or APTT test.

Stability

Refrigerated (Plasma): 4 hours

Refrigerated (Serum): 15 days

Frozen Plasma: 15 days

Minimum Testing Volume

2.0 mL Plasma

0.6 mL Serum

Reference Range

By Report

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens, serum, short draw, clotted, specimen too old, specimen not separated and

frozen within 30 minutes of collection.