REPTILASE TIME

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue 3.2% sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.0 mL plasma (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Clot

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
Age   Range (sec)  
All ages   0.0-21.9  

Performed
Monday, Wednesday (as needed)

Turnaround Time2-6 days
Test CodeRPTL
CPT-4 Code (s)
85635
LOINC Codes
Reptilase Time   6683-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory