TEG with Platelet Inhibition


Sunquest Code:TEGPIA  
Epic Code:LAB5708Epic Name:TEG with Platelet Inhibition
Order Instructions:Do not send through PTS. See Special Instructions for Order information.
Synonyms:Platelet Mapping; TEG
Methodology:Thromboelastograph
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:TEG with heparinase and platelet inhibition studies.
Turnaround Time:2 hours
Special Instructions:

Do not send through PTS.

West Bank Hospital (testing goes to West Bank ACL): Order TEGAH and TEGPIA (provider may also order TEGA-without heparinase).

East Bank Hospital, CSC and Outreach Clients (testing goes to Spec Coag): Order TEGCH and TEGPIA (provider may also order TEGC-without heparinase) if TEGCH AND TEGC are ordered, both will be performed by Spec Coag with the TEGPIA).

 

Testing needs to be performed within 2 hours of collection. Do not send via PTS. Call Hematology at 612-273-4012 on West Bank and 612-273-4797 (Spec Coag) on East Bank to inform them a sample is ordered to be drawn.

 

Samples drawn from East Bank Hospital, CSC and Outreach Clients:

·          Monday through Friday: Spec Coag lab start time is 7:00 am and end time is 3:00 pm. Outside of these hours, the sample will need to be sent via a STAT courier to ACL West Bank.

 

·          Saturday: Special Coag Lab start time is 10:00 am and end time is 2:00 pm. Outside of these hours, the sample will need to be sent via a STAT courier to ACL West Bank.

 

·          Sunday: Samples will need to be sent via a STAT courier to ACL West Bank.

 

West Bank: Specimens must be delivered to Acute Care Processing.

Special Coagulation: Specimens must be delivered to the Acute Care Lab on the East Bank.

 

Associated Links:

Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulation Specimens



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:6.7 mL = 4 mL in a 4 mL green tube (no gel) and 2.7 mL (in 3 mL light blue tube) - filled to fill line on tube.
Minimum\Peds Volume:6.7 mL = 4 mL in a 4 mL green tube (no gel) and 1.8 mL (in 2 mL light blue tube) - filled to fill line on tube.
Container:Blue Na Citrate, 3.2% - fill to fill line on tube, Green (sodium heparin, no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Both green and blue tubes must be drawn at the same time. All tubes must be filled to fill line. Deliver sample to the laboratory immediately. See link to Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulation Specimens.
Causes for Rejection:Underfilled tubes, samples sent through PTS tube. Green and blue tubes not drawn at the same time.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Deliver to the laboratory immediately; testing must be performed within 2 hours of collection. Testing done at Special Coagulation Laboratory needs APPROVAL from Special Coagulation pathologist if collection will be after 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Call Special Coagulation Laboratory at 612-273-4797 or see the Special Coagulation on call sheet for pathologist's information.
Shipping Instructions:Deliver to the laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Hematology  (Hematology, West Bank, Special Coagulation, UMMC)


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