Test Name: ROTEM, ROTATIONAL
EPIC Search Term: LABROTEM
Synonyms: TEG, THROMBOELASTOMETRY
Panel Composition: INTEM
EXTEM
HEPTEM
FIBTEM
Preferred Container: 1 x 2.7 Light Blue Sodium Citrate Tube to the fill line
Sample Type: Citrated whole blood (Container, Draw Volume, Collection Instructions same as TEG)
Draw Volume: 2.7 mL
Minimum Volume: 2.7 mL
Collection Instructions: 1. The use of needles smaller than 23 gauge, Finger sticks, and Heel sticks are NOT acceptable.
2. Submit citrated blue top filled to the black line.
Refer to Coagulation Specimen Collection Guide


Collection Cut-Off Time: n/a
Specimen Transport: 1. Must be WALKED to the Laboratory as
soon as possible.
2. Samples delivered via the P-tube are acceptable.
Testing Frequency: DAILY
Expected Turn Around Time - 4 Hours
Reference Ranges: n/a
Unit of Measure: n/a
Weblink to Additional Information: https://www.lucidoc.com/cgi/doc-gw.pl?ref=tch:15670$0
Test Performed By: Texas Children's Hospital Pathology Services

Available at TCH Main Campus: 832-824-5152
6621 Fannin, MC 1-2261
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Lab Section: Coagulation