Thrombosis B1 Panel

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: THROM B1
POE DESCRIPTION: THROMBOSIS B1 PANEL
CPT CODE: 85302-90; 85306-90; 85305-90; 83898-90; 85260-90; 85420-90; 85307-90; 85300-90; 83891-90; 83894-90; 83912-90
TEST INFORMATION: Includes Protein C antigen (total), Protein S antigen (free and total), Factor X antigen, Antithrombin Activity, Plasminogen Activity, APC Resistance Assay
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should be on a stable dose of Coumadin therapy for at least two weeks before sample is drawn and off heparin.
CONTAINER TYPE:

Blue top (sodium citrate) tubes (2.7 mL draw)

COLLECTION: See Section - Specimen Collection Guidelines - Coagulation Specimens
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 12 mL whole blood (6.0 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)
REJECTION CRITERIA:

Specimen hemolyzed

Hct > 55%

MINIMUM VOLUME: 8 mL whole blood (4.0 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS:

REFERENCE RANGE: Interpretative report accompanies results
LAST UPDATED:

2-27-2014