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  • Thrombelastograph (TEG)

    Test Name:Thrombelastograph (TEG)
    Epic Order Code:LAB5772
    CPT Code:85347, 85384, 85576, 85390 
    Specimen(s) Type:Whole Blood; Full tube is required
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour  
     Routine: 1 - 2 hours  
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures. If only a TEG is being collected, draw 5 mL into a red top tube, discard and then collect TEG tube. A full tube is required.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. Specimens > 2 hours old are unacceptable. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:NA
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, clotted, refrigerated, centrifuged.
    Reference Range:See patient report. Results also available on Remote View Access.
    Additional Information:Please notify laboratory personnel at 4-2367 when ordering a TEG assay prior to delivering the specimen to the laboratory.