Primary Name Euglobulin Clot Lysis Time
Synonym Euglobulin Lysis
Synonym --
Contraction ECLT
Contraction --
Contraction --
UAB Procedure Number 2500420
CPT Code 85360
Specimen Collect one (1) blue-stopper tube (3.2% sodium citrate), filled to specified volume. Do not underfill or overfill.

Specimen Management Centrifuge blue-stopper tube within 1 hour of collection, separate plasma and test or quick-freeze at -70°C.
Specimen Accepted Daily including weekends
Test Performed Monday-Friday
Available Stat? No
Description The ECLT is a clot-based test of the fibrinolytic system. A result less than 2 hours indicates an increase in fibrinolysis that could correlate with bleeding. Prolonged results indicate inadequate fibrinolysis.
Critical Value --
Therapeutic Range --
Follow-up Test Plasminogen activity, plasminogen activator inhibitor 1, tissue plasminogen activator
Associated With Venous thrombosis
Associated With Bleeding disorders
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