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THROMBIN TIME

SPECIMEN: 5 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LIGHT BLUE TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; PROCESSING BLUE TOP FOR PPP: CENTRIFUGE BLUE TOP AT 4000 RPM FOR 15 MINS. TRANSFER PLASMA

PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME (PTT) ACTIVATED

SPECIMEN: 4.5 ML, 2.7 ML, 1.8ML OF PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: BLUE- TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 90% OF FULL DRAW

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SPECIMENS ARE STABLE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR UP TO 24 HOURS.…

PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT)/INR

SPECIMEN: 4.5ML OF PLASMA

TYPE: BLUE- TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 90% OF FULL DRAW

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SPECIMENS ARE STABLE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR UP TO 24 HOURS.…

PROTEIN S ANTIGEN

SPECIMEN: 1 ML FROZEN PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE-TOP) TUBE MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; DRAW BLOOD IN LIGHT BLUE-TOP TUBE CONTAINING 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE. MIX GENTLY BY INVERTING 3-4 TIMES. CENTRIFUGE 15

MINUTES …

PROTEIN C ANTIGEN

SPECIMEN: 1 ML FROZEN PLASMA

TUBE TYPE 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE TOP) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; DRAW BLOOD IN LIGHT BLUE-TOP TUBE CONTAINING 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE. MIX GENTLY BY INVERTING 3-4 TIMES. CENTRIFUGE 15 MINUTES AT 1500 …

LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT EVALUATION WITH REFLEX

SPECIMEN: 3 ML FROZEN PLATELET POOR PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE-TOP) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; PLATELET-POOR PLASMA: CENTRIFUGE LIGHT BLUE-TOP TUBE FOR 15 MINUTES AT APPROXIMATELY 1500 G WITHIN 60 MINUTES OF COLLECTION. …

D-DIMER

SPECIMEN: 0.5 ML PLASMA, FROZEN

TUBE TYPE: LIGHT BLUE TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FREEZE; THE SAMPLE SHOULD BE MIXED IMMEDIATELY BY GENTLE INVERSION AT LEAST SIX TIMES TO ENSURE ADEQUATE MIXING OF THE ANTICOAGULANT WITH …

ANTITHROMBIN ANTIGEN

SPECIMEN: 1 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE TOP) TUBES

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; PLATELET POOR PLASMA; CENTRIFUGE LIGHT BLUE TOP TUBE 15 MINUTES WITHIN 60 MINUTES OF COLLECTION. USING A PLASTIC …

ANTITHROMBIN III, FUNC/IMMUNOL

SPECIMEN: 1 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE TOP) TUBES

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; PLATELET-POOR PLASMA; CENTRIFUGE LIGHT BLUE TOP TUBE 15 MINUTES WITHIN 60 MINUTES OF COLLECTION. USING A PLASTIC …