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Dabigatran

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Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5617
EPIC Order   DABIGATRAN
CPT Code(s)   85635
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Special Coagulation
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3.0 mL blood/1 light blue top;  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
1 week
Reference Range Normal: <15 ng/mL
     
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling
Instructions:
Platelet Poor Plasma -minimum 4 aliquots of minimum 0.3 mL. 
Use all plasma.  Freeze within 4 hours.
Comments Deliver Immediately

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 07, 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

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