Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 16, 2021 @ 9:13 am

14758

Prothrombin Time with Partial Thromboplastin Time

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Seperate from cells as soon as possible.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Collection tube not properly filled
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Refrigerated samples
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Mechanical Clot Detection
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 85610
  • 85730
Components:
  • 3500 - PROTHROMBIN TIME
  • 3505 - PTT
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