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Coagulation Laboratory

Heparin anti-Xa(Anti-factor Xa)

  • LIS Mnemonic: HEPANTI10A

    Collect

    Blue (Sodium citrate)

    Volume Required

    1.8 ml in 2 ml tube - Exact. If you collect using the vaccutainer, it will

    Minimum Required

    1.8 ml in 2 ml tube - Exact 2.7 ml in 3 ml tube - Exact 4.5 ml in 5 ml tu

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Specimen must be received within 1 hour of collection or see Processing below.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Inadequately filled specimens; hemolyzed/clotted specimens.

Days Performed

24/7

Reported

Same shift

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

85520

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