Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91362

Heparin Anti-Xa, LMW

Specimen:Collect:
  • Two Blue Top (Na Citrate)
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Frozen
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Centrifuge sample and separate plasma within one hour of collection.
    For patients on Low Molecular weight heparin therapy, state type.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 8 Hour(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chromogenic
  • Inhibition
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 85520
Components:
  • 91362 - HEPARIN ANTI-XA
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