Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
ACTIVATED PTT; PTT
Daily, 24 hours
Routine: 4 hours. Stat: 1 hour
Transport the specimen to Specimen Receiving as soon as possible. Blood should arrive in the Coagulation Laboratory within 4 hours of drawing. This test cannot be added onto an existing sample more than 4 hours old.