Test Details

Mnemonic

DDIM

Ordering Code

3424270

CPT-4 Code(s)

85379

Specimen Information

Collect

Light blue 3.2 % sodium citrate

Specimen Preparation

See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, grossly lipemic specimens, clotted specimens, non-frozen plasma, improper blood to citrate ratio

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunoturbidometric
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Reference Range

<0.50 mcg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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