TEG without Heparinase, Native, OR Only


Sunquest Code:TEGOR  
Epic Code:LAB5705Epic Name:TEG without Heparinase, Native
Synonyms:TEG; Thromboelastrograph
Methodology:Viscoelastic clot assessment
CPT Code:85396
Special Instructions:
West Bank: Call 612-273-4012 fifteen (15) minutes prior to collection to notify lab staff.
East Bank: Call 612-273-5551 or 612-273-3196 fifteen (15) minutes prior to collection to notify lab staff.
Test must be performed within 5 minutes of collection. Give sample directly to hematology prior to ordering.  


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Collection Instructions:West Bank: Call 612-273-4012 fifteen (15) minutes prior to collection to notify lab staff.
East Bank: Call 612-273-5551 or 612-273-3196 fifteen (15) minutes prior to collection to notify lab staff.
Test must be performed within 5 minutes of collection. Give sample directly to hematology prior to ordering.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store. Deliver to laboratory immediately. Testing must be performed within 5 minutes of collection.
Shipping Instructions:Deliver to laboratory immediately.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Hematology  (UMMC-East Bank, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

R

4-9 minutes

K

1-3 minutes

Angle

59-74 deg

MA

55-74 mm

G

5.3-13.2 kd/sc

LY30

0-8%

CI

-3.0-3.0

 

 

Use:Assess 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.


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