TEG with platelet inhibition/mapping-994

Test info

  
TEG with platelet inhibition/mapping
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
TEG
Thromboelastrograph
Platelet mapping

Specimen

  
Sodium citrate (Na cit) whole blood and Sodium heparin (Na hep) whole blood
  
Sodium citrate (Na cit) whole blood -3.0 mL
Sodium heparin (Na hep) whole blood - 4.0 mL
  

Prior to specimen collection the following needs to occur by lab:

  1. Contact U of M special coag department (612-273-4797) to validate that they can accept the sample for testing.
  2. Coordinate collection time with phlebotomy and nursing station.
  3. Contact the courier to be on-site at the time of specimen collection. (specimen won't be collected until the courier is on site)
  • Specimen must be collected between 7:00am and 11:00am Mo - Fr.
  • Immediatley following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting
  

Specimen testing must be performed within 2 hours of collection

  

Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) and Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel

  

Ambient - 2 hours

Specimens cannot be sent via pneumatic tube system (PTS)

Performance

  
M Health Fairview Reference Laboratories (TGPIA): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr 7am - 12pm
  
3 hours
  

Thromboelastograph

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

See report

Billing

Tracking

  
10/05/2018
  
02/17/2021