Published on August 10, 2020

INTEM

BOTH

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

Tube Type

Test ID LAB10183
EPIC Order INTEM
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
CT 122-208 seconds
CFT 45 - 110 seconds
Alpha Angle 70 - 81 degrees
A10 44 - 64 mm
A20 51 - 72 mm
MCF 51 - 72 mm
LI30 na
ML na
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 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