Blood Bank to Hold

Test Code
BB Hold Clot - NOCO

Preferred Specimen
10 mL whole blood in Lavender top (EDTA) in original tube

Minimum Volume
5 mL (0.8 mL for pediatric)
Note: For neonate requirements see Neonate Minimum Blood Volumes

  • Armbanded specimen is required. See Typenex Armband Instructions.
  • Tests may be added to this specimen for up to 3 days, please order as Add On Testing.

Specimen Stability
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated  3 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Any hemolysis, Volume <5.0 mL for adult, No armband

Performing Laboratory
Banner Fort Collins Medical Center Laboratory
McKee Medical Center Laboratory
North Colorado Medical Center Laboratory

The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.