TEG with heparinase

Alphabetical Test listing

TEG with heparinase-994

TEG with heparinase

Assesses hemorrhagic or thrombotic risk by measuring rate of clot formation, strength and stability of clot; the effect of platelets, coagulation factors and cellular interactions; maximum platelet function.

Sodium citrate (Na cit) whole blood
3.0 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 – 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)


Ambient - 2 hours

Specimens cannot be sent via pneumatic tube system (PTS)

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

Viscoelastic clot assessment


See report