Silica Clotting Time (SCT)

Test Methodology:

Absorbance


Running Day:

Every Wednesday Cut-off: 12:00 NN 


Turn Around Time:

Friday


Specimen Requirement:

3cc citrated plasma 


Patient Preparation:

None


Special Considerations:

Centrifuge at 3500 rpm for 10 minutes separate plasma in a plastic tube, re-centrifuge and transfer plasma into a plastic tube (take care not to include the residual platelets that may have collected at the bottom of the centrifuge tube. Freeze sample immediately 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Hematology