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Unfractionated Heparin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
UFHEP ACOAG
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blue top ( sodium citrate) tube
Collection Volume:
2.7 mL (minimum 1.8 mL) must use appropriate sodium citrate tube based on volume of blood drawn (1.8 or 2.7 mL tube)
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours
Methodology:
Chromogenic Assay
Special Instructions:
Send by courier STAT to hospital laboratory.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
24 hours
Additional Info:
Reference Range: Therapeutic: 0.3 - 0.7 IU/mL
CPT Code:
85520