Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
Patient Name:
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Fibrinogen   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Fibrinogen
CPT Code: 85384

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Collection Volume: 2.7 mL

Cause for rejection: Sample hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid; contaminated with heparin; improperly filled; not kept on ice; received 1 hr after drawn

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Optical Light Scatter Detection Clotting Assay (Clauss)

Special Instructions: Indicate clearly if a specimen has been drawn from an arterial line or from a line that has been rinsed with heparin. Please indicate if the patient is currently receiving anticoagulant therapy.

TAT: 4 hours


Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

Additional Info: Reference range: 170-410 mg/dL

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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