Apixaban is a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC), designed to replace warfarin therapy. The anti-Fxa assay is used to monitor Apixaban.
|05 (CP) - Citrate
|Apixaban therapy does not usually require monitoring however some patients may require levels to be checked.
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|1 x citrate sample filled to line please.
Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
|Ref. Range Notes
|Critical telephone values: Apixaban anti-Xa greater than 400ng/mL
Interpretation is against a therapeutic range dependent on clinical information.
|IP Acute TAT
|4 hours from receipt
|IP Routine TAT
|GP Acute TAT
|GP Routine TAT