Dabigatran Level - LG5467


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Pradaxa
Methodology:Chromogenic Anti Iia
CPT Code:85130
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 1-2 days
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Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulaton Specimens



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:Two 3 mL tubes, each containing 2.7 mL blood; each filled to fill line on tube.
Minimum\Peds Volume:One 3 mL tubes, each containing 2.7 mL blood; each filled to fill line on tube.
Collection Instructions:Deliver to laboratory ASAP; sample must be processed within 2 hours of collection. See link to Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulation Specimens.
Causes for Rejection:Under filled tubes. Greiner tubes are not acceptable.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:The specimen must be processed within 2 hours of collection. Centrifuge for 30 minutes; remove clear, lipid-free plasma, aliquot 1 mL into two (one minimum) polypropylene tubes and label "NaCi Plasma P.P.P" Freeze immediately. See Associated Links.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Allina Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:8815


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