Prothrombin Time

Code

PTIM

Sample Reqs

C [18]

Turnaround

4 hrs

Special instructions

[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.



Sample type guide

C

Light blue Vacutainer, Citrate anticoagulant, 4.5ml

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 18/12/20

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