Circulating Anticoagulant (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
POE DESCRIPTION: LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT ANTIBODIES; LUPUS COAG
Includes Hexagonal Phase and DRVVT and reflex to confirmation.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME: 48-72 hours
This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.
Blue top (citrate) tube
See Section - "
Specimen Collection Guidelines" - Coagulation Specimens
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, 4.5 mL tube
Specimen hemolyzed; Hct >65%
4.0 mL blood (1.5 mL plasma)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Transport the specimen to the laboratory as soon as possible. Specimen MUST be received within 4 hours after collection. Specimen must be centrifuged for 30 minutes at 3000 rpm to assure platelet poor plasma.
REFERENCE RANGE: Lupus anticoagulant not detected. REFERRAL LABORATORY:
Specialty Labs - Rush Custom Panel #P6126M
TEST SYNONYM(S): Acquired Anticoagulant; Lupus Anticoagulant; Phospholipid Inhibitor Click here to go back to the alphabetic listing.