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 Recent changes for Protein S

Recent changes for Protein S

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
19th January 2021
Collection & Request Instructions

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

Samples must be transported to laboratory immediately. ( Within a maximun of 4 hours from collection time)

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

10th December 2020
Volume (Adults)

7 mL

3.5 mL

10th December 2020
Collection & Request Instructions

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

2 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Notes

Results not valid if patient receiving warfarin therapy or with acute thrombotic event

Warfarin falsely lowers Protein S level.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

2 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Results not valid if patient receiving warfarin therapy or with acute thrombotic event

Warfarin falsely lowers Protein S level.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Protein S

Alternate names:
PS
Laboratory:
Coagulation
Test Code:
PROTSF
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

Samples must be transported to laboratory immediately. ( Within a maximun of 4 hours from collection time)

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

Minimum Adult Volume:
3.5 mL
Notes:

Results not valid if patient receiving warfarin therapy or with acute thrombotic event

Warfarin falsely lowers Protein S level.

Fill to label marker and mix by inversion

Do not use 1 ml citrate tubes.

1 x 3.5 mL citrate tubes sufficient for Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin 3.

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

Protein S Free                  50-134 %

Laboratory Use Only

  

 

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