Alert

Published on August 10, 2020

FIBTEM

both

(red) draw/discard    (blue)  send to Core lab

Tube Type

 

Test ID   LAB10186
EPIC Order   FIBTEM
CPT Code(s)  

85347, 85384, 85576

Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   31
Specimen Routine: Light blue Top Tube must be full; see comments for important information
Stability
Unspun Whole Blood at Room Temperature: 4 hours.  NO refrigerator, NO Frozen
Availability Routine: 24/7  Routine/STAT
Turnaround Time   2 hours
Reference Range Normal:
Test Reference Range
A10 7 - 22 mm
A20 7 - 24 mm
MCF 7 - 24 mm
Comments

Call 4-1413 before collection.

21G Needle, DRAW and DISCARD a RED TOP TUBE BEFORE collecting the Light Blue Top Tube  -OR- Flush line with 7mls blood before collecting.

Deliver Immediately to Tube Station 31

Do NOT refrigerate.  Do NOT centrifuge

NOTE:  ROTEM tests are not intended for use on patients under 21 years of age. Results from the ROTEM® delta should not be the sole basis for a patient diagnosis; the ROTEM® delta results should be considered along with a clinical assessment of the patient´s condition and other coagulation laboratory tests.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on August 07, 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