Protein C (Part of Thrombophillia screen)
Protein C is a naturally occuring inhibitor of the coagulation pathway. A deficiency of protein C can contribute to an increased thrombotic tendency.
|Tube||05 (CP) - Citrate|
|Availability||Weds, Thurs, Fri|
|Additional Information||Protein C is a vitamin K dependent protein and levels are therefore diminished during warfarin therapy|
|Turn Around||7 days|
|Send to||Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|Collection Con||Citrate x 1 (Protein C only).
Citrate x 2, EDTA x 1, Serum x 1 (full Thrombophilia screen). Citrate samples filled to line please.
Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
|Ref. Range (Male)||0.7 - 1.46|
|Ref. Range (Female)||0.7 - 1.46|
|Ref. Range (Paed)||0.7 - 1.46|