Diagnostic Test Directory

Coagulation Laboratory

Thromboelastogram (TEG)

  • Synonyms: TEG
  • LIS Mnemonic: TEG

    Collect

    Blue (Sodium citrate)

    Volume Required

    4.5 ml

    Minimum Required

    2.7 ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Must be sent to lab immediately after collection.

    Processing

    Done on whole blood. Must be performed within 2 hours of blood draw.TEST MUST BE SCHEDULED.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Specimens on ice. Specimens greater than 2 hours old.

Days Performed

Monday through Friday

Reported

Next day

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

85396

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