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International Normalized Ratio (INR)

Test ID LAB320
EPIC Order
PT-INR
CPT Code(s)
Group/Individual Test Part of Prothrombin Time
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 2.7 mL Blood/Light Blue Top Tube; See Important Comments
Pediatric: 1.8 mL Blood Pediatric Light Blue Top Tube
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerator: NO
Frozen: 14 days
Availability Routine: 24 hr./day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine 2 hrs.
STAT 1 hr.
Reference Range Normal: Interpretation
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Platelet Poor-Aliquot and Freeze within 4 hours.
Comments Prothrombin Time MUST be Ordered: Calculation Based on Prothrombin Time

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 01, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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