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Lab Test Dictionary

Anticoagulant Poisoning Panel (Qualitative), Serum/Plasma Test (0406SP)

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


Synonyms

Coumadin; Diphenacoum; Diphenadione; Rodex; Talon

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

NMS Labs


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday

Standard TAT

2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-3 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 14 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 14 Days

Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.8 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic screw capped vial. Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated.


Included Tests

Brodifacoum, Bromadiolone, Chlorophacinone, Dicumarol, Difenacoum, Diphacinone and Warfarin


CPT Codes

80377


Revised

07-31-17

Initials

SL