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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • APTT

Test Code

  • 1061

Test Synonym

  • ACTIVATED PTT, APTT, PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTING TIME, PTT, Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)

Minimum Volume

  • See Below

Specimen Type

  • Whole Blood Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Light Blue Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated or Frozen

TAT

  • 1 day

Specimen Requirements

  • WHOLE BLOOD OR FROZEN PLASMA FROM A LIGHT BLUE TOP TUBE - must draw to the fill line on vial or sample will be rejected