Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hepadsorb,Plasma

Test Name: Hepadsorb,Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 2.7 mL Blue (3.2% Sodium Citrate) Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-10 yrs: 1.8 mL Blue (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-02-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Done at Laboratory's discretion to confirm heparin contamination in investigation of prolonged APTT. Can be done off an INR/PTT tube.
Special Processing:  
Comments: Hepadsorbed APTT's will not be performed on any patients receiving heparin therapy.
Method of Analysis: Inotech Heparin Adsorbent
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
HEPD
 
Referred To:  

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