TEG without Heparinase for Platelet Inhibition, Special Coag


Sunquest Code:TEGC  
Epic Code:LAB5718Epic Name:TEG without Heparinase for Plt Inhibition
Order Instructions:If ordered without TEGPIA, cancel and reorder as TEGA.
Synonyms:TEG, Thromboelastograph
Methodology:Viscoelastic clot assessment
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:3 hours
Special Instructions:Test must be performed within 2 hours of collection. Do not send via PTS or car. Call Special Coagulation at 612-273-4797 to schedule. Specimens must be hand delivered to Acute Care Processing or Specimen Management for order entry and then hand-delivered to Special Coagulation.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:2.7 mL (in 3 mL tube) - filled to fill line on the tube
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.7 mL (in 3 mL tube) - filled to fill line on the tube
Collection Instructions:Specimen must arrive within one half hour of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store. Deliver to the laboratory immediately - testing must be performed within 2 hours of collection.
Shipping Instructions:Deliver to the laboratory within one half hour of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Special Coagulation  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

R

5-10 minutes

Angle

53-72 deg

MA

50-70 mm

CI

-3.0 to 3.0

Ly30

0-8%

Ly60

0-15%

K

1-3 minutes

G

4.5-11.0 kd/sc

 

 

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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