|Alternate:||Hold for Coagulation|
|Includes:||Physician to determine|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Held in freezer at - 20 degrees C for 30 days|
|Container:||Blue top tube (3.2% sodium citrate)|
|Temperature:||Transport to the laboratory within 30 minutes of collection.|
|Rejection:||Tube not filled to line, specimen hemolyzed, clotted, or not received within 30 minutes of collection.|
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