FRESH FROZEN PLASMA (007-0098, 007-180) "FRESH FROZEN PLASMA"
Synonyms: FFP; Plasma, Frozen; Plasma, Single Donor (Human), Fresh Frozen; Single Donor Frozen Plasma; Single Donor Plasma (Human), Fresh Frozen.
CPT 4 Code: 86927
Order Mnemonic: BILL FFP
Test Includes: current Type & Screen required for each hospital admission
Lab: Blood Bank
Request Form: Blood Bank Division Primary Request Form
Storage Instructions: products will be dispensed with a Blood Bank cooler if more than 2 units are requested at a time
Causes for Rejection: Acceptable transfusion criteria not met.
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at the Blood Bank lab, McCullough 5.102
Turnaround Time: 1 hour
Special Instructions: Type and screen required during current hospital visit. All requests must include requesting physician’s name and ID number, patient's name, UH #, patient location, clinical information/diagnosis. Request form must be filled out completely and all information must be legible. Plasma must be transfused within 24 hours after being prepared for patient.
Volume: 5 mL blood
Minimum Volume: 3 mL blood
Container: Lavender-topped tube (EDTA)
Reviewed/Revised 6/27/2010 by T. Moore, MT(ASCP)SBB