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thromboelastography
Synonyms: TEG 
Computer Code: (TEG )
Specimen Collection: 2.7 mL blood in blue top tube. Sample can be sent by pneumatic tube system to the lab/LIS. 
Minimum Volume: 2.7 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Testing is offered in house only. Transport specimen at room temperature. Can be sent by pneumatic tube system. 
Reference Values: (18 years and older) Rate (R ) = 5-12 min Angle (A) = 47-74 min Kinetics (K) = 0-4 min Maximum Amplitude (MA) = 54-72 min  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hrs 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 85347, 85384x2, 85576 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 85
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/01/2014
Time: 19:32:44 (24hr)