Children's Mercy Kansas City
Name
Protein C, Functional

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
2.7 ml in a Sodium Citrate blue top tube

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
Batch testing completed on Mondays and Thursdays
Specimens must be received in lab by 9AM to be included in the day's batch

Processing Instructions
Send specimen to Hematology ASAP

Methodology
STAR - mechanical clot detection

Ranges

Age

Normal Range (%)

0-1 days

24-44

1-3 days

28-54

3 days – 1 month

31-112

1 month – 3 months

31-112

3 months – 6 months

31-112

>6 months

60-130



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