ACTIVATED PROTEIN C RESISTANCE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue 3.2% sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.5 mL platelet-poor plasma (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Methodology
Clotting

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
2.0 or greater

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeAPCAR
CPT-4 Code (s)
85307
LOINC Codes
13590-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory