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TEG 6S Global Hemostasis with Lysis




TEG 6S GH with Lysis

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

RCHSD Hematology

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As Received

Standard TAT

2 Hours

Collection Information

Specimen Required

(one) 1.8- or 2.7-mL Blue-Top Tube (FULLY FILLED)

Container Type

Sodium Citrate Blue-Top Tube

Collection Instructions

Sodium citrate blue-top tube is required to be FULLY FILLED. Specimen must be hand delivered to lab within 1 hour after collection. SPECIMEN CANNOT BE PNEUMATIC TUBE DELIVERED.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Clotted; Over three hours old; UNDERFILLED; Centrifuged; Refrigerated; Chilled; Frozen; Incorrect collection tube; Unlabeled or Mislabeled tube, Pneumatic tube delivered

Test Volume Required

(one) 1.8 or 2.7-mL Whole Blood (FULLY FILLED TUBE)

Minimum Test Volume

(one) 1.8 mL Whole Blood (FULLY FILLED TUBE)

Processing Instructions

DO NOT CENTRIFUGE, deliver directly to Hematology after receiving. Communicate hand-off directly to testing personnel.

Included Tests

Citrated Kaolin, Rapid TEG and Functional Fibrinogen.

CPT Codes

85347, 85396, 85384, 85390