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461: Fibrinogen Activity, Clauss [461] Print View
Fibrinogen Activity, Clauss CLOT DET  175 - 425  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma Citrated 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Fibrinogen is essential for the formation of a blood clot. Deficiency can produce mild to severe bleeding disorders.

Platelet-poor plasma: Centrifuge light blue-top tube 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.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
85384

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; Clotted Transport Temperature: Frozen Methodology: Clot Detection, Clauss






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