Test Details

Mnemonic

PHGAM

Ordering Code

3703180

CPT-4 Code(s)

86148 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Light blue 3.2 % sodium citrate

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top or Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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