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Circulating Anticoagulant Inhibitor

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
CAI CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Clotting Assay
Special Instructions:
Discontinue coumadin therapy for 14 days and heparin therapy for 2 days prior to collection. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: < or = 0.4 Inhib Unit
CPT Code:
85335
Synonyms:
Bethesda Inhibitor