Activated Protein C Resistance Assay

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: APC RESIST
POE DESCRIPTION: APC RESIST
CPT CODE: 85307-90
CDM NUMBER:

3181008

TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.

CONTAINER TYPE: Blue citrate tube
COLLECTION:

See section - Specimen Collection Guidelines - Coagulation Specimens

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 4.0 mL blood (2.0 citrated platelet poor plasma)
REJECTION CRITERIA:

Specimen hemolyzed

Hct >55%

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3.5 mL blood (0.5 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)
REFERENCE RANGE:

 See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code: 5900

LAST UPDATED:

04/30/12

TEST SYNONYM(S):RAPC; APC; APC Resistance