TEG - Citrated Kaolin  
Mnemonic KAOTEG
CPT 85347, 85384, 85576, 85390
Test Code 2500820
Synonyms Thrombelastograph
Test Includes  
Specimen Whole blood.
Volume  
Container Light Blue Top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)- obtain TEG kit from (RRL)
Special Instructions Testing MUST be scheduled with WDL Rapid Response Lab (RRL) at 414-805-7643. Obtain TEG collection kit from RRL. Once specimen is collected, specimen must be walked (do not send specimen via pneumatic tube system)to the RRL.
Specimen Prep  
Storage Room Temperature
Transport Temp Room Temperature
Stability Rm Temp 2 hours
Stability Refrig Unacceptable
Stability Frozen Unacceptable
Methodology  
Rejection Criteria Samples greater than two hours old. 
Reference Value  R = 5 – 10 minutes K = 1 - 3 minutes Angle = 53 - 72 º MA = 50 – 70 mm LY30= 0-8%  
Performed/TAT Monday - Sunday        
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