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Test Directory -  ISCR Inhibitor screen

Synonyms

 

Clinical Indications

.Used to establish the presence of immediate acting or time-dependent clotting factor specific inhibitor.

Request Form 

Combined Pathology Blood form (Yellow/Black or Blue for GP's)

Availability

On request after discussion with consultant haematologist

Specific Criteria

 

Prolonged APTT and / or prolonged PT

Patient Preparation

 

DO NOT use heparinised syringes / lines for collecting coagulation screens. Patient should be bled with minimal stasis, and samples received in lab within 2 hours of collection.

Turnaround Time

Sample referred: 7 days

Specimen

 Citrated whole blood

Volume

 9ml

Container

  3 x Blue capped vacutainer tubes

Collection

 

Samples must be received by lab within 2 hours of collection.

Lab. Handling

 

Causes for Rejection

Inadequately labelled, unlabelled, haemolysed, under-filled, clotted  or lipaemic samples.

Limitations

 

Activated sample, sample haemolysis or lipaemia..

Reference Range

 

See tests report

Interpretation

See tests report


Version 1.0 / January 2013