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Test Catalog

Test ID: FFTAC    
Thrombin-Antithrombin Complex

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma Na Cit

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Citrated plasma

Collection Container/Tube: Light-blue top (citrate)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a light blue-top (Sodium citrate) tube(s). Spin down and send 2 mL citrated plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

 

Note: Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Thawing** Cold reject; Warm reject
Other/Tissue/Swab Specimens other than Plasma; Anticoagulants other than Sodium citrate

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Plasma Na CitFrozen365 days