Canine, Feline, Equine
Diagnostic Section: 
Clinical Pathology
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day, results same day when possible.
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight in an insulated container with dry ice. Immediately spin and separate the citrated plasma before freezing the sample. Use an additive free transport tube.
Specimen Requirements: 

Whole blood in 3.2% sodium citrate tube (blue top).

Collection Protocol: 

Fill one 3.2% citrated blue top tube (1.8 ml) to the blue fill indicator marked on the label. Do not short fill or over fill the citrate tube as this will cause erroneous results and the sample will be rejected.

Additional Information: 

Measurement of Fibrinogen by automated analyzer. Test available as STAT with additional Fee.