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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Blue Top
Prothrombin Time with INR
Properly filled blue top
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Core Lab    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
24 hours / 7 days    
   
LIS code:
PTINR
EPIC Code:
PROTIME -INR
Guide to hemostasis testing
   
Important notes: Should be drawn by 2 syringe or 2 tube technique for difficult collections. Blue top must be properly filled. Specimen is good for 24 hours.


Rejection criteria: clotted specimens or improperly filled tubes.
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Last revised 10/20/2014