FPFRG - Specimen: Prothrombin Fragment 1+2

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FPFRG    
Prothrombin Fragment 1+2

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma Na Cit

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a light blue-top (sodium citrate) tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL of sodium citrate plasma frozen in plastic vial.

 

Note:  Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens other than

Plasma

Anticoagulants other than

Sodium citrate

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

 

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Plasma Na CitFrozen