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hexagonal phase phospholipid neutralization test for lupus anticoagulant
Synonyms: Staclot LA 
Computer Code: HXLA
Specimen Collection: 2.7 mL blood (blue top tube). Transport to lab within 3 hours. 
Minimum Volume: 1.8 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. If specimen cannot be transported within 2 hours, centrifuge at 3,000 rpm for 20 minutes. Using a plastic pipette, transfer plasma to plastic tube and freeze plasma. 
Reference Values: Negative: <8.0 sec. Positive: > or equal to 8.0 sec.  
Lab Code: SDH 
Requisition: SPEC H
Test Frequency: Weekly 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: contact lab 
CPT Code(s): 85732 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 55
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Albany Medical Center
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Date: 12/20/2014
Time: 18:49:02 (24hr)