Euglobulin Lysis Time

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

MISC CHEM

CPT CODE: 85360-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
CONTAINER TYPE: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
COLLECTION: See Section - Specimen Collection Guidelines - Coagulation Specimens
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.5 mL blood (2 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Specimen hemolyzed

>65% Hct

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.8 mL blood (0.7 mL citrated platelet poor plasma); pediatric tube must be fully drawn.

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code S41505

TEST SYNONYM(S):Clot Lysis Time; ELT; Fibrinolysis Time