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ID:287 Protein C (Part of Thrombophillia screen)
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DescriptionProtein C is a naturally occuring inhibitor of the coagulation pathway.It is converted to activated protein C (APC) by thrombin in the presence of thrombomodulin. APC inactivates activated factors V and VIII. Protein C deficiency has been shown to be a risk factor for thrombosis.
IndicationInvestigation of possible thrombotic tendencies
Additional InfoProtein C is a vitamin K dependent protein and levels are therefore diminished during warfarin therapy
Concurrent TestsPart of Thrombophilia screen (Antithrombin, Protein S, FV and FII gene mutations)
Dietary RequirementsNone

InterpretationInterpreted against a normal range

Ref. Range (Male)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range (Female)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range (Paed)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range Notes

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 12/07/2020 16:10:16. Published By Brad Dickinson on 12/07/2019 16:10:16.