Activated Clotting Time

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: ACT MNCOG

Specimen Type: Fresh Whole Peripheral Blood - Venous or arterial collection

Tube Type: None

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL

Cause for rejection: Specimen diluted with IV fluid or heparin; containing anticoagulants; collected in glass tubes or syringes

Storage: none

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Electronic Optical Detection Clotting Assay, cartridge-based

Special Instructions: Testing is done on unanticoagulated blood at the bedside. Specimen can only be drawn at the Akron campus

Plasma or serum can't be used.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 30 minutes

Additional Info: Reference range: 110-182 secs.

CPT Code: 85347

Synonyms: -

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