Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Antithrombin III, Plasma Order Code : AT3
Note: Test performed by Special Coagulation Lab
Synonyms: Anti-Thrombin III
Specimen Type: Platelet-Poor Plasma
Container Type: Light-blue-top tube (Sodium citrate)
Required Volume: Full tube (4.5 mL blood)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Full tube (2.7 mL blood or 1.8mL blood depending on size of tube used)
Methodology: Functional: chromogenic assay
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Within 1 hour of collection, centrifuge tube as required to obtain platelet poor plasma. Aliquot platelet poor plasma into plastic tubes (minimum 2 aliquots). Freeze immediately. Transport Frozen
CPT Codes: 85300
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB311
SHC EPIC Code: LABAT3
Causes For Rejection: Clotted, gross hemolysis, improperly filled tube, received thawed.
Department: Coagulation