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  Dilute Whole Blood Clot Lysis Test Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SPECIAL COAGULATION LAB

Specimen requirements: Blue Top Tube
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A >2 hours N/A N/A N/A
Critical values:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A <2 N/A hours N/A
Unit of measure: Hour
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, Heparin, Hemolysis, Other Thrombin Inhibitors
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, 1330
Routine turn around time: 3 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: Manual Clot Detection
Special Instructions: Sample must be received in lab at Hillcrest within 30 minutes of collection. Sample must be transported on ice.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: DBCLT
CyberLAB code: 6108
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A