Test Details

Mnemonic

MIXQ

Ordering Code

3514930

CPT-4 Code(s)

85610, 85730, plus other CPTs if reflex testing is performed, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Light blue 3.2 % sodium citrate
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Specimen Preparation

See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 3.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

1.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Thawed plasma, clotted sample, serum, 3.8% sodium citrate tube
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen (-20° C): 7 days
Frozen (-70° C): 90 days
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Methodology

Clot Detection
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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