Test directory: Coagulation Mixing Study w/Interp

Ordering Code5486
Test NameCoagulation Mixing Study w/Interp
Alias1:1 Mix
4:1 Mix
Test includes review and interpretation by Pathologist
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerCitrate, 3.2% (Lt Blue)
Optimum Volume2 mL
If two tubes are drawn, then send in 2 aliquots for further testing.
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube
Draw 2 tubes (optimum).
Handling InstructionsDouble centrifuge coagulant plasma
Make 1 aliquot per tube drawn.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Hours
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaClotted, Hemolyzed, Over filled tube, Refrigerated, Under filled tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Days

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
PT 1:1 MixALLsecsSee report.
PT 1:1 Mix IncubatedALLsecsSee report.
PTT 1:1 MixALLsecsSee report.
PTT 1:1 Mix IncubatedALLsecsSee report.
Thrombin TimeALL15-2215-22secs