A set of tests to investigate a thrombotic tendency. These tests ARE affected by anticoagulants including unfractionated heparin, DOACs and warfarin
|Availability||Weds, Thurs, Fri|
|Additional Information||Tests include Antithrombin antigen, Protein C, Protein S, Lupus Anticoagulant, Prothombin Gene mutation and Factor V Leiden mutation.|
|Turn Around||7 days|
|Send to||Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|Collection Con||Citrate x 2, EDTA x 1, Serum Gel x 1 for anti-cardiolipin A/B-send to Immunology if requesting on ICE. All citrate tubes must be filled to the line please.
Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
Plasma samples must be double-spun to remove platelets.
|Units||Various - see individual tests|
|ICE Codes||LTHROM, SCAT1|