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Thrombophilia Screen

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NOTE THAT IT IS MANDATORY THAT ALL REQUIRED TESTS ARE LISTED ON THE REQUEST FORM.

 

A REQUEST THAT SIMPLY ASKS FOR A "THROMBOPHILIA SCREEN" CANNOT BE PROCESSED.

Alternate names:
Hypercoagulability Studies
Laboratory:
Coagulation
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

For full thrombophilia screen including INR, APTT, Protein C, Protein S, AT3, LA screen, APCR, Homocystine, Factor V Leiden, PG20210A and ACA:-

5 x 3.5 ml citrate tubes plus 2 EDTA tubes and 1 x serum tube will be required.

Notes:

May include Protein C functional, Protein S free, Antithrombin III, APCR ratio, Factor V Leiden, Homocystine, Anti-cardiolipin antibodies, Lupus Anticoagulant, Prothrombin mutation.

Which tests are most appropriate depends on clinical history

Tests need to be listed individually to comply with HIC guidelines

Consult Haematology Registrar or Haematologist.

For full thrombophilia screen including INR, APTT, Protein C, Protein S, AT3, LA screen, APCR, Homocystine, Factor V Leiden, PG20210A and ACA:- 5 x 3.5 ml citrate tubes plus 2 EDTA tubes and 1 x serum tube will be required.

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
4 weeks
Reference Interval:

See individual test entries.

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW