LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT COMPERHENSIVE
3 mL Whole blood in each 2 Blue Top (Sodium Citrate) tube. Mix thoroughly by inversion. Transport to Lab within 4hrs. If this is not possible, make PPP within 1 hour of collection. FREEZE MMEDIATELY. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. Overnight fasting is preferred. Duly filled Coagulation Requisition Form is mandatory
Electromechanical Clot Detection
Sample by 1pm
Report Same Day Evening
It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results. Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.