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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Blue Top
Antithrombin III
Properly filled blue top
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630-1430 Monday-Friday    
When reported
Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JAT3B
EPIC Code:
ANTITHROMBIN III
   
Important notes:
Rejection criteria: Clotted specimens or improperly filled blue top tubes. Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation: Spin properly filled blue top in COAG centrifuge. Remove the plasma and freeze in send out freezer. Fill out Specimen Save form and bag with specimen.

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Last revised 09/11/2013