Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

Typically 30 minutes. Analytic time can be physician determined for individual cases.

MiChart Code
Rotem Testing, Initial
Soft Order Code
ROTEM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Heptem
Fibtem
Extem

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

The Rotem system uses Thromboelastometric analysis to provide a quantitative and qualitative indication of the coagulation state of a blood sample that can detect clot formation and firmness as well as clot lysis.

Test Usage

Coagulation evaluations with the ROTEM® delta are commonly used to assess clinical conditions in organ transplantation, cardiovascular surgery, cardiology procedures and trauma to assess post-operative hemorrhage and/or thrombosis.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

This test is available only to University of Michigan registered patients.

Normal Volume
Full 2.7ml blue top 3.2% sodium citrate Vacutainer® tube, venous draw only
Minimum Volume
Full 1.8ml blue top 3.2% sodium citrate Vacutainer® tube, venous draw only

Billing Information

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Pro Fee Code
 
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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.