Item Value
Test name POCT Activated Clotting Time
Available Stat? Yes
Performed by Authorized Point of Care testing site staff
Normal range Testing is used to monitor anticoagulation during invasive procedures. ACT levels during anticoagulation are compared to patient baseline values.

Cartridge Normal range
LR cartridge 99-187 sec
Plus (+) cartridge 98-139 sec

See Additional Information for reportable ranges and heparin ranges appropriate for each cartridge.
Container type Special cartridge specific for the level of heparinization used (See Additional information)
Amount to Collect 200 µL (0.2 mL)
Collection Instructions Samples should be tested as soon as possible after collection.
Sample type Whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667