Prothrombin Time or Protime (PT)

Test Methodology:


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:


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: