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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
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Plasma transfusion
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Blood Bank    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
24 hours / 7 days    
   
Sunquest code:
TPLAS
EPIC Code:
PREPARE FRESH FROZEN PLASMA (HCSD)
   
Important notes: If blood type of patient is NOT on file, see Type and Hold or Type and Match/Type & Cross. If PT and PTT <18 and 50 seconds respectively, Pathologist approval is required except for surgery, recovery and the emergency department. FFP must be thawed at 37C-allow 30 minutes for processing.
Rejection criteria:
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation:

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Last revised 09/11/2013