General Information

UPHSM LIS Test #: 6885
Schedule: Daily
Testing Time: 1 day
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 ml plasma
Temperature: Frozen
Tube Type: 1 Light-Blue Top (Citrate)
Collection Info:
Spin specimen with a Sure Sep II or spindown, remove plasma, and spin plasma again. Place plasma in plastic vial and freeze immediately.


Photo optical clot detection

Clinical Utilities

Evaluating disturbances associated with fibrin formation such as arterial and venous thrombosis, DIC, and congenital dysfibrinogenemia. The test is not affected by heparin.

CPT Codes


* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

<22.0 Seconds