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heparinase thromboelastography
Synonyms: TEGH 
Computer Code: (TEGH )
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: Heparinase Rate (R ) = 5-12 min Heparinase Angle (A) = 47-74 min Heparinase Kinetics (K) = 0-4 min Heparinase 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: 10/24/2014
Time: 14:05:18 (24hr)