Mnemonic: FIBRIN
Container: 3.2% Sodium Citrate tube (blue)
Handling: Stability: 4 hrs at room temp, 1 month frozen If specimen cannot be submitted to the laboratory within 4 hours, centrifuge 15 minutes at 4800 rpm and freeze plasma.
Methodology: Methodology: Electromagnetic m
Required Information: qt-Family History of Bleeding:qt-Easy Bruising or Bleeding:qt-Is the Patient on Anticoagulant:qt-Taking Aspirin
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
CPT: 85384
Department: Main Lab
Units: mg/dl
Note: Tube must be filled to 90% capacity
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