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Test Name:Aspirin therapy effect
Test Number:8164
Collect:All tubes included in the Aspirin Therapy collection kit
Alternate Collect:None
Container:Aspirin Therapy and P2Y12 collection kit
Processing:DO NOT SPIN
Submit all tubes unspun
Hospital Draws; Hand deliver to the laboratory - Do not send thru PTS tube system.
Transport/Stability:Ambient
Send by STAT courier: time sensitive
Alternate Names:Aspirin
ASP
LAB8164
Performing Lab:AHL- Special Coagulation; V
Central Laboratory only
Days Set Up:Mo - Su
Expected TAT:Same day
Ref. Ranges:<550 ARU (Aspirin Reaction Units)
Collection/
Processing Details:
Direct Venipuncture collection:

1. Using a 21 gauge needle or larger (butterfly is acceptable), collect tubes in the following order:
- 1 clear top Vacutainer tube - partial fill 3 ml draw
- 3 Blue Greiner tubes - These are partial fill 2 mL draw tubes. Fill exactly to the black arrow on the tube; do not over or under fill.
- 1 lavender top tube.
2. Gently invert each tube 5 times.
3. Additional tubes may be collected after these tubes have been collected.

Line draw collection

1. Discard the first 5 mL of blood from the line.
2. Ensure the catheter is free of clots.
3. Immediately transfer blood in the following order:
- 1 clear top Vacutainer tube - partial fill 3 mL draw
- 3 blue Greiner tubes - These are partial fill 2 mL draw tubes. Fill exactly to the black arrow on the tube; do not over or under fill.
- 1 lavender top tube
4. Gently invert each tube 5 times.
5. Additional tubes may be collected after these tubes have been collected.
Method:Whole Blood Aggregation
CPT Codes:85576
Supply Connection:Aspirin Therapy and/or P2Y12 collection kit
Additional Information: Proper Na Citrate Tube Filling
Date Created:10/24/2008
Revised Date:08/23/2018