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  Hemostasis Panel A Specimen Type:
  also known as Panel A



Specimen requirements: Blue Top
Unit of measure: N/A
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
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: 3 working days
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: N/A
Special Instructions: Plasma must be in 2 aliquots before freezing. Panel includes PT, PTT, Factor VIII, Von Willebrand's factor antigen, and Von Willebrand Factor activity. If PTT is prolonged, PTT 1:1 mix, Factors IX, XI, and XII are also performed.  Sample must be delivered to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: PANLA(UCSD), panla(bulk accounts)
CyberLAB code: 6172(UCSD patient's), 6300(bulk accounts)
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A