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Prothrombin fragment 1 and 2

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB3401

 

Methodology: 

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Schedule: 

Set up: Wed a.m

Reported: 

14 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Blue Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL

Sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Tubes must be full. Collection time required.
Transport: Frozen.
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature • Received refrigerated
Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 30 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: When prothrombin is converted to thrombin, the prothrombin fragment 1.2 is released from prothrombin. The test is useful to assess ongoing coagulation activation as may occur in thrombosis or DIC.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=37674

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

83520

Last Changed: 

9/11/2017 6:30:47

Last Reviewed: 

9/11/2017 6:30:54