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  • Activated Protein C Resistance

Activated Protein C Resistance

Light Blue Top Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB8005
EPIC Order   ACTIVATED PROTEIN C RESISTANCE
CPT Code(s)   85307
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Special Coagulation
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3.0 mL blood/light blue top tube;  see important Comments
Stability
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
Internal Reference Testing & Outreach Handling Specimens Platelet poor plasma. Aliquot and freeze within 4 hours.
Reference Range Normal: APCR Ratio >1.78
Comments Deliver Immediately
Heparin >1U/mL Interferes with this Assay

Reviewed by christopher parker on February 14, 2020

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