Typically 30 minutes. Analytic time can be physician determined for individual cases.
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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.
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.
Interpretive report provided.
Collect venous blood in a Blue top 3.2%sodium citrate Vacutainer® tube. If the blood must be drawn through a VAD (vascular access device), the line should be flushed with 5 mL of saline and the first 5 mL of blood or six dead space volumes of the VAD discarded.
Complete the requisition form available at [bold][mark color=green]http://www.med.umich.edu/i/him/Forms/OtherThanConsents/Pathology/21-101… [/bold] as follows:
Interpreting clinician name and ID/pager number
Check the test code
Check the specific desired test stop time in minutes
Fill out the main contact for pathology to call with questions
Hand deliver the sample at room temperature with the completed requisition to the Hematology/Coagulation lab on the 2nd floor Main Hospital, Rm# 2F360.
[underline] Instruction for Phlebotomy Out Patient blood draw station:[/underline]
When patient arrives with Rotem requisition from the physician, ONE click in MiChart will generate patient demographic label.
Soft order code – 1BLUE in soft Order Entry, and correct ordering physician from the requisition.
Draw 1 Blue top 3.2% sodium citrate Vacutainer® tube.
Write date and time of collection on the requisition.
Immediately Walk sample along with the requisition to Hematology/Coagulation lab on the 2nd floor Main Hospital, Rm# 2F360
This test is available only to University of Michigan registered patients.