Abnormal Quick Profile (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
POE DESCRIPTION: ABNORMAL QUICK PROFILE; AQP
CPT CODE: 85210; 85220; 85230; 85260; 85384; 85610; 85730; 85670
TEST INFORMATION: Includes PT, APTT, Fibrinogen, Thrombin Time, Factors II, V, VII and X
TURNAROUND TIME: 4 hours for PT, APTT, Fibrinogen and Thrombin Time
Factors II, V, VII and X are performed only 1600-2300.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Transport the specimen to Specimen Receiving as soon as possible. Blood should arrive in the Coagulation Laboratory within 4 hours of drawing.
Two blue top (sodium citrate) tubes
COLLECTION: See Section - "Specimen Collection Guidelines" - Coagulation Specimens
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
REJECTION CRITERIA: Specimen hemolyzed; Hct >65%; underfilled tube (QNS)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 mL blood, 1.5 mL plasma (per tube)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Keep refrigerated. Separate plasma and freeze at -70°C if test is not performed promptly. Transport the specimen to the laboratory as soon as possible. Specimen MUST be received within 4 hours after collection.
See individual tests.
CRITICAL VALUES: PT >36 seconds
APTT >76 seconds
Plt <50 (1st time) <20 (every time)
TEST SYNONYM(S): AQP Click here to go back to the alphabetic listing.