Synonyms: TEG
Computer Code: (TEG )
Specimen Collection: 2.7 mL blood in blue top tube. Sample can be sent by pneumatic tube system to the lab/LIS within 2 hours of collection.
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 with foam protective insert.
Reference Values: (18 years and older) Rate (R ) = 5-12 min Angle (A) = 47-74 min Kinetics (K) = 0-4 min Maximum Amplitude (MA) = 54-72 min
Lab Code: Hematology
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 85347, 85384x2, 85576
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII