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Test Code THROMBIN TIME THROMBIN TIME

Department

Coagulation

Group Components

THROMBIN TIME

Specimen Type

Plasma

Container

Sodium citrate 3.2% (light blue-top)

Special Requirements

If patient is on heparin room temperature stability is 2 hours in Na citrate (blue top); Transport ASAP

Standard Volume

2.7

Minimum Volume

2.7

Pediatric Volume

N/A

Method

Photometric Clot Detection

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

8 hours

Stability Refrigerated

Do not refrigerate

Stability Frozen

Do not freeze

CPT Code

85670

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday