Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
Prothrombin Time
Alternate Names
PT, PT/INR, INR, Protime
SoftLab Order Code
PT
Epic Order Name
PT/INR
Epic Order ID
LAB320
Laboratory
In House
All Campuses
Sample Type
Plasma
Collection Container
Blue Top (Sodium Citrate - Light blue)
Collecting Volume
1 full light blue tube
Minimum Collecting Volume
1 full light blue tube
Storage or Stability
Ambient / Frozen
Causes For Rejection
Tube underfilled, clotted, grossly hemolyzed
Instructions
If testing cannot be performed within 24 hours, aliquot and freeze plasma.
 
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