Mix PTT Panel
Label Mnemonic: MIX
Epic Lab Code: LAB1110
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
6240 RCP
Collection Medium:
Light Blue top tube 2.7 mL (Na Citrate)
Full draw; 2.7 mL light blue top (mix well).
Rejection Criteria:
QNS, clot, excessive hemolysis
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
2 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
PTT = 22-31 sec
MPTT = 22-31 sec
Fibg = 180-400 mg/dL
TT = 15-21 sec
Interpretive Data:
A PTT mix panel is performed to screen for a factor deficiency or inhibitor.
A MIX testing panel should have its own draw tube and not be combined with other coagulation tests or panels to insure an adequate amount of plasma for testing.
Optical clot detection.
CPT Code:
85730, 85732, 85384, 85670