HEPARINASE THROMBOELASTOGRAPHY

Synonyms: TEGH
Computer Code: (TEGH )
Specimen Collection: 2.7 mL blood in blue top tube. Sample can be sent by pneumatic tube system to the lab/LIS.
Minimum Volume: 2.7 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Testing is offered in house only. Transport specimen at room temperature. Can be sent by pneumatic tube system.
Reference Values: Heparinase Rate (R ) = 5-12 min Heparinase Angle (A) = 47-74 min Heparinase Kinetics (K) = 0-4 min Heparinase Maximum Amplitude (MA) = 54-72 min
Lab Code: HEM
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 85347, 85384x2, 85576
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII