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Test ID BLOD0673 ACTIVATED PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME

AKA

APTT,
PTT

Specimen Type/Requirements

Draw one blue-top tube (sodium citrate). Tube must be filled to the blue line. Transport to laboratory immediately. Hemolyzed specimens will be rejected.

Transport Temperature

Send platelet-poor plasma frozen.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily.

Methodology

Optical (Ellagic Acid Activator)

CPT

85730

Container Type

Blue (BLU).

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo