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Epic Code LAB3660 Plasma Hold (Pediatric Oncology Use Only)

Important Note

There is currently a nationwide shortage of this tube. Please take steps to ensure specimen integrity to reduce recollection. Specimen Tube Shortage (link)

Test Name Alias

Peds Onc Plasma Hold | 4154 | PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY | CITRATED PLASMA HOLD

Interface Order Alias

55031

Ordering Instructions

For Pediatric Oncology use only.

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Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): (3) x 3.2% Na Citrate Tube (blue top)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 8.1 mL (3 full tubes)

Minimum Volume to Collect: 5.4 mL (3 full tubes)

Capillary collect ok: No

Microtainer acceptable: No

 

Collection Instructions:

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Platelet Poor Plasma

 

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Detailed instructions (link): Preparing Platelet Poor Plasma
  • Separate plasma into 4 - 6 aliquots, minimum of 0.5 mL each.
  • Freeze aliquots in plastic transport tubes immediately.

Transport Temperature:

  • Ambient (up to 1 hour in whole blood state)
  • Frozen (plasma only >1 hour)

Rejection Criteria

  • Hemolysis
  • Specimen has been thawed

Specimen Stability

Frozen: 2 months

Laboratory Retention: 2 months

Test Frequency

Test frequency not available at this time

Reference Range

Reference range not available at this time.

Performing Department

COAGULATION

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (SHRL), Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory (BIRL), Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Methodology not available at this time

CPT

CPT not available at this time

Epic Test ID

1230100454

LOINC

LOINC: N/A

Beaker LOINC

PEDS ONC CITRATED PLASMA HOLD: N/A

Reviewed Date

10/11/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY, CITRATED PLASMA HOLD
Beaker Display Name:
BEAKER TEST NAME: PEDS ONC PLASMA HOLD
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Peds Onc Plasma Hold

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW COAGULATION: BLUE TOP TUBE (Preferred)
BL COAGULATION: BLUE TOP TUBE (Preferred)