|Downtime form:||A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery|
Specimens must be received at reference laboratory by 11:00 a.m. to be analyzed the same day. Exact collection times must be written on tubes. Specimen must be placed in wet ice immediately after collection and then delivered immediately to Specimen Control. Note: Collection time refers to time AFTER COMPLETION of IV infusion. Drug typically infused for 120 minutes (2 hours). For Dose 1 only - end of infusion, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours and 6 hours. For follow-up doses - pre infusion (just prior to start of IV), end of infusion, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 2 hours and 4 hours.
|Green top tube 4 mL (Na Heparin)|
Absolute Minimum: 1 mL whole blood (sodium heparin)