Extra Blue Tube
Label Mnemonic: BE
Epic Lab Code: LAB3098
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Hemostasis/Thrombosis
6240 RCP
356-3573
Specimen(s):
Collection Medium:
Light Blue top tube 1.8 mL (Na Citrate)
Minimum:
Full draw; 1.8 mL light blue top (mix well). Tube must be at least 90% full.
Rejection Criteria:
Short drawn tube, clot, traumatic tap (excessive hemolysis).
Comments:
These specimens are intended for cases where add-on orders are anticipated and/or for specified protocols.

Specimen viability for add-on will vary from assay to assay. Specimens stored for 3 days.