HEXAGONAL PHOSPHOLIPID NEUTRALIZATION

Mnemonic

HEX PHOS

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Plasma, one 5 mL light blue (sodium citrate) top tube

Handling

For detailed specimen collection and handling requirements, refer to Coagulation Specimen Collection Guidelines. CRITICAL FROZEN. All requests for coagulation assays should include a brief patient history and other pertinent clinical information (e.g., medications, blood products, etc.). Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL platelet-poor plasma

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Serum, nonfrozen, or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

FROM COLLECTION TO INITIATION OF TESTING: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

2-5 days

Method

Clotting

Referral Lab

ARUP (0030064)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

85598

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:14 AM