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Test Code 4432 Thrombocyte Inhibited TEM

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Thromboelastometry

Profile Information:
1 battery members=  Maximum Clot Formation  

Reflex Information: Extrinsic Thromboelastometry must be ordered/performed at same time.                                     
Methodology Literature References:  Package insert: ROTEM Manual. TEM Innovations Gmbh, Munich Germany.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type:  Whole blood

Container/Tube: Light blue top Citrate

Specimen Volume:  Full tube

 

Collection Instructions:  Clotted or insufficient specimen is not acceptable

Day(s) Test Set Up

Daily 24/7

Turnaround Time :  1 hour run time. All tests are run STAT                   

Reference Values

Maximum Clot Formation (9-29mm)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85396

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions
:

Test performed in BJH Chemistry. Do not spin down. Deliver immediately to Modular workstation.

Minimum Volume:

Full light blue citrate tube. See above

Analyte Stability:

4 hours
  

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient temperature. Do not spin.