Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 25, 2022 @ 9:13 am


Lupus Anticoagulant Screening Panel

  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • 2 mL (Min:2 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells within 1 hr.
    If Screening Panel is Abnormal then reflex testing will be performed and additional charges will apply.
    Patients that are on therapeutic coagulation drugs, including but not limited to Rivaroxaban, Apixaban, Edoxaban, Dabigatron, Vit K antagonists, and Unfractionated Heparin, are known to cause interference with testing. Discontinue coagulation drugs for a minimum of 24 hours prior to any coagulation studies.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Collection tube not properly filled
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Serum
  • Plasma from patients on Heparin therapy
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Mechanical Clot Detection
Reported:1-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 85613
  • 85730
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 3017 - PTT
  • 3018 - dRVVT SCREEN
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