The most commonly used anticoagulant drug. Monitoring is by use of the INR. Clinical indication for requesting: issues of non-compliance. Contact haematology medical team prior to requesting. PT required as concurrent test.
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Additional Information||Citrated plasma also acceptable.
Minimum volume: 1 mL of serum/plasma
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by St Thomas': 10 working days.|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: St Thomas' Haemostasis and Thrombosis lab )
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Collection Con||Instructions to lab: separate and store serum/plasma in freezer. Send by first class post.|
|Ref. Range Notes||Interpretation will be provided on report.|
|Telepath||No code, book in as PROB1L (comment NRSOT) & SA1R|