Closure Time, Blood

Methodology: PFA-100

Stat: Available STAT

Specimen Requirements:
Room temp – DO NOT SPIN – Place a bandaid on top of tube

SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE TO LAB WITHIN 2 HOURS OF COLLECTION.

1 light blue-top (sodium citrate whole blood) tube (minimum: 4.5 mL). Specimen must remain at room temperature and NOT be centrifuged.

NOTE: If using a butterfly collection set, a 1 mL waste tube must be drawn prior to blue-top. This ensures full blood volume in blue-top.

Analytical Time: 1 day

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Information:
85576 –