Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Profile (DIC Screen)

Light Blue Top Tube

Tube Type

Includes: PT, APTT, Fibrinogen, D-dimer, PLTs

Test ID LAB1119
EPIC Order DIC PROFILE
CPT Code(s) see individual tests
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine; 888 STAT
Specimen Routine:
2.7 mL blood/light blue top; see Comments
Pediatric:
1.8 mL blood pediatric light blue top tube
Stability
Unspun: 4 hrs
Room Temperature: 4 hrs
Refrigerated: NO
Frozen: 14 days (plasma only)
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: see individual tests
Comments Draw tube must be allowed to fill completely. Short draws will be rejected.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 11, 2021

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