Ordering Recommendation

Initial screen for inhibitor in plasma.

Mnemonic
PT INHIB
Methodology

Electromagnetic Mechanical Clot Detection

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-2 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 1 mL plasma. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0030215 Prothrombin Time 12.0-15.5 seconds
  PT 1:1 Mix 12.0-15.5 seconds

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

If the PT is prolonged, a PT 1:1 mix will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

85610; if reflexed, add 85611

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2003261 PT, Inhibitor Screen
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • Circulating Anticoagulant
  • Prothrombin Time 1:1 Mix
  • Prothrombin Time Inhibitor Assay
  • Prothrombin Time Mixing Study
  • Protime Correction
  • PT 1:1 Mix
  • PT Correction
  • PT Inhibitor Assay
  • PT Mixing Study
Inhibitor Assay, PT with Reflex to PT 1:1 Mix