(2) 4.5mL (3.2%) Na Citrate - lt blue +
5.0 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
(2) Lt blue top (Na Citrate) tubes +
Lavender top (EDTA) tube
DO NOT SPIN; Submit entire tube(s)
Hospital Draws - Hand Deliver to Lab; Do not send thru Pneumatic Tube System (PTS).
Ambient (Room Temperature) - 3 hrs
***TIME SENSITIVE; Send by STAT Courier***
Platelet Closure Time
AHL - Coagulation; W
Central, Mercy, New Ulm, or United
Days Set Up:
COL/EPI: 94 - 193 seconds COLI/EPI Results below the normal reference range have no known clinical significance.
COL/ADP: 71 - 118 seconds (reflex test)
Collection/ Processing Details:
PFT must be ordered STAT.
Draw with 21G needle.
DO NOT SPIN.
Best if specimen is collected at a testing facility (Central, Mercy, New Ulm, Unity, or United), but if not, sample must be placed in a STAT bag and STAT couriered to the closest testing facility Sample must arrive at the testing facility within 3 hours of collection.