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Test Code 4432 Thrombocyte Inhibited TEM

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory



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


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.