HEPARIN, ANTI Xa ASSAY

This assay is useful for measuring heparin concentration in patients treated with low molecular weight heparin preparations. It is also a useful test in patients with prolonged baseline APTT and when unfractionated heparin dose needed to achieve desired APTT prolongation is higher (>50%) than expected.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is preferred.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
  • Components:
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