Ordering Recommendation

Evaluate the cause of an isolated prolonged PTT in a patient who is not currently bleeding.

Mnemonic
HIGH MOLE
Methodology

Clotting

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-14 days

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

Do not draw from an arm with a heparin lock or heparinized catheter.

Collect

Light Blue (Sodium Citrate).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 2 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007579 High Molecular Weight Kininogen (HMWK) 52754-9
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Aliases
  • Fitzgerald Factor
High Molecular Weight Kininogen (HMWK), Activity

Esoterix Coagulation