Coagulation Profile

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POE DESCRIPTION: COAGULATION PROFILE
CPT CODE: 85730; 85384; 85610; 85670
TEST INFORMATION:

Test includes APTT, FIBRINOGEN, PT, Thrombin Time.

DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 4 hours; stat 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
COLLECTION:

See Section - 'Specimen Collection Guidelines' - Coagulation Specimens

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (plasma)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.5 mL plasma
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Transport the specimen to the laboratory as soon as possible. Specimen MUST be received within 4 hours after collection.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Coagulation Panel; Coagulation Screening Panel