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Test ID BLOD0666 FIBRINOGEN

Container Type

Sodium citrate

Stability

Room Temp: 4 hours unopened (spun or unspun)
Refrigerated: 4 hours unopened (spun or unspun)
Frozen: 2 weeks at -20° C

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Optical

CPT

85384

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Instructions

The 3.2%ÿSodium citrate tube must be filled to appropriateÿvolume toÿ
acquire the 9:1 blood to anticoagulant ratio that is critical for valid results. Please submit platelet poor plasma.

Specimen Volume

2.0 mL

Specimen Type/Requirements

Platelet-poor citrated plasma

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – Mild
Lipemia: Yes – Marked