Prothrombin Time or Protime (PT)

Test Methodology:

Absorbance 


Running Day:

Every Wednesday Cut-off: 12:00 NN


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two (2) hours

Stat: One (1) hour


Specimen Requirement:

3cc citrated plasma 


Patient Preparation:

None 


Special Considerations:

Should be processed within 24 hours/immediately separate citrated plasma in a plastic tube, should there will be a delay in processing. Take note of patient's medication. 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Hematology