**INR PANIC VALUE CHANGE**

Thursday, April 05, 2012 at 11:05:55 AM

Effective April 4, 2012 the Panic High value for INR will change from >4.00 to >4.50 at the Binghamton General (BGH) and Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center (WMH) sites of UHS. The INR is reported with each Prothrombin Time (PT) test request. The change is based on reference materials available from College of American Pathologists

Please call Rosie Parkinson, BGH Lab site supervisor at 762-2370 or Maria Eaton,WMH Hematology acting supervisor at 763-6198 with any questions.



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