Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

3540

Prothrombin Time Mixing Study

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
Submit:
  • One 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Whole blood acceptable if kept ambient and reaches lab within 24 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Collection tube not properly filled
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Specimen submitted refrigerated
Stability:Ambient: 8 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
  • 85611
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 3508 - PROTIME
  • 3541 - NORMAL PT
  • 3542 - 1:1 PATIENT MIX
  • 5894 - INTERP
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