TEG without Heparinase


Sunquest Code:TEGA  
Epic Code:LAB5709Epic Name:TEG without Heparinase
Synonyms:TEG; Thromboelastograph
Methodology:Viscoelastiic clot assessment
CPT Code:85396
Turnaround Time:3 hours
Special Instructions:Test must be performed within 2 hours of collection. Do not send via PTS. Specimens must be walked to the Acute Care Laboratory.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood. Do not process.
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 30 minutes 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 30 minutes of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Coagulation  (UMMC-West Bank, 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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