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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

aPTT

Synonyms

Activated Partial Thomboplastin Time, PTT

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2.7 mL of blood

Volume and Container

Blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Storage and Transport

Send at room temperature

Critical Values

> 100 seconds

Causes for Rejection

Tube improperly filled; Specimen clotted; Hemolysis

Turn Around Time

1 hour

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

85730

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

39,016,852

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluate intrinsic system, monitor heparin therapy, DIC, liver failure

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

Immediate delivery at room temperature to laboratory

Lab

Core Laboratory BI 2023  721-2120

Schedule

24/7/365

Request Form

Frequently Requested Tests requisition. Indicate medical necessity

Methodology

 

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Gently mix 8 - 10x post collection

Reference Range

24.8 - 34.8 sec May vary with lot number changes. Therapeutic range 58 - 96 seconds

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

APTT or PTT

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir