THROMBOPHILIA PROFILE 1
Protein C Functional, Protein S Functional, Antithrombin Activity Functional, lupus anti, cardiolipin igg, igm factor 5 leiden, homocystine
6 mL Whole blood in 2 Blue Top (Sodium Citrate) tubes AND 2ml serum . Mix thoroughly by inversion. Transport to Lab within 4 hrs. If this is not possible, make PPP within 1 hour of collection. FREEZE IMMEDIATELY. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW AND 5 mL (3 mL min.) whole blood in 2 Lavender Top (EDTA) tubes. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Overnight fasting is preferred. Duly filled Coagulation Requisition Form is mandatory.
Electromechanica l & Photo-optical Clot Detection
Sample by before 3 pm
Report 2nd 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.