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  P and P Test Specimen Type:
  also known as Prothrombin-Proconvertin Test

Blood


SPECIAL COAGULATION LAB

Specimen requirements: Blue Top
Critical values:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A 10% N/A N/A N/A
Unit of measure: Percent (%)
Ideal sample: 2.7 mL Whole Blood, blue top tube
Absolute minimum amount: 2.4 mL Whole Blood, blue top tube
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Clots in Specimen, Improper Line Draw
Request test on form: Special Coagulation ( D6115 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Monday - Friday, 0830 - 1630
Must be in by: Monday - Friday
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Mechanical Clot Detection
Special Instructions: Test is used to monitor coumadin therapy in patients with a lupus anticoagulant. Therapeutic range is 10-30%.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: PANDP
CyberLAB code: 6133
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A