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LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT REFLEXIVE PANEL

Test Number:
  • 0030181
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • PLASMA
Container Type:
  • CITRATE BLUE TOP
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 3 ML
Collection Instructions:
  • Platelet-poor plasma: Centrifuge light blue-top tube for 15 minutes at approximately 1500 g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial. Plasma must be free of platelets (<10,000/mcL). Freeze immediately and ship on dry ice.
Transport Temperature:
  • FROZEN
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: Unacceptable
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen: 90 days
Methodology:
  • Photo-Optical Clot Detection
CPT Code:
  • 85613
  • 85730
Reject Criteria:
  • Hemolysis • Received refrigerated • Received room temperature • Received thawed
Reference Range:
  • Lupus Anticoagulant: Not detected, PTT-LA Screen: ≤40 sec, DRVVT Screen: ≤45 sec
Report Available:
  • 3 DAYS

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