Fibrinogen

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: FBG ACOAG

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Collection Volume: 2.7 mL

Cause for rejection: Sample hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid; contam 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.

OC Power Word: LFRIBRINO1

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 4 hours

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

CPT Code: 85384

Synonyms: Clottable Fibrinogen; Factor I

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