Lab Test : Circulating Anticoagulant Screen

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Alternate:Acquired Inhibitor Screening Test; Inhibitor Study; Factor Inhibitor Study
Includes:N/A
Department:Hematology
Phone:(937) 641-2627
SQ Code:CANT
Available:Mon - Thu, first shift only
Turnaround:72 hours
Specimen:Blood
Volume:10.0 mL
Container:Blue top tube (3.2% sodium citrate)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes. Kept frozen -20oC for up to two weeks or -70oC for up to 6 months.
Rejection:Tubes not filled to line, specimen hemolyzed, specimen clotted, specimen not received within 30 minutes after collection.
Normal:None Detected.
Uses:To determine presence of inhibitor activity against blood coagulation components, or the presence of an acquired inhibitor.
Limitations:Interpretation of results may be limited if the patient is receiving anticoagulation therapy. If hemophilia patient, please note the Factor that the patient is deficient in with the order.
Method:Photo-optical endpoint
 

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