Abnormal Quick Profile

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: AQP
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
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Sun, 0800-2300;
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.
CONTAINER TYPE: 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.
REFERENCE RANGE: See individual tests.
CRITICAL VALUES: PT >36 seconds

APTT >76 seconds

Fib <100 mg/dL

Plt <50 (1st time) <20 (every time)

TEST SYNONYM(S):AQP