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Thrombin Clotting Time (TCT)

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB324
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   85670
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core
Tube Station   30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 2.7 mL blood/light blue top tube; see Comments for additional information
  Pediatric: 1.8 mL blood/ pediatric light blue top tube
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: NO
Frozen: 14 days (platelet poor plasma only)
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/7 Days
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range <6 mos: Undefined
  >6 mos: 12.9-16.5
Critical: >60.1
Comments Deliver Immediately
References Ranges change with reagent lot

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on September 15, 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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514