Collect specimen 8 hours post infusion start or adjustment.
Do not over or under fill tube as the ratio of anticoagulant to whole blood is critical
Mix by gently inverting the tube 3 - 4 times
Process platelet poor plasma (P.P.P) Coag – how to prepare a specimen for special coagulation testing
Separate plasma into two (2) 1 mL aliquots and apply spot label "NaCit Plasma P.P.P"
Refrigerated - NO
Chromogenic Anti IIa
Therapeutic: 0.4 - 0.6 µg/mL
Prophylactic: 0.20 - 0.30 µg/mL