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Protein C Activity

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB489
CPT Code(s)   85303
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Special Coagulation
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3.0 mL Blood/Light Blue Top Tube;  see important Comments
Unspun - 4 hrs
Room Temp - 4 hrs
Refrigerated - NO
Frozen - 6 months
Availability Routine: 2 Runs/Week; Monday and Thursday
Turnaround Time   3-5 Business Days
Reference Range Normal: 68-170% 
Internal Reference Testing Specimen
Handling Instructions:
Platelet Poor Plasma - minimum 4 aliquots of minimum 0.3 mL.
Use all plasma. Freeze within 4 hours.
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Platelet Poor, Aliquot and Freeze within 4 hours.
Comments Deliver Immediately
Heparin >1U/mL or Coumadin Interferes with this Assay

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on February 03, 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.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514