TEG with platelet inhibition/mapping

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TEG with platelet inhibition/mapping-994

TEG with platelet inhibition/mapping
Platelet mapping
TEG with heparinase and platelet inhibition studies.

Assess platelet function in patients who have received platelet inhibiting drugs such as aspirin, clopidogrel, abcixmab, tirofiban or epitifbatide.

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)

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



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