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ID:919 Dabigatran Assay
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DescriptionDabigatran is a new generation oral anticoagulant designed to replace warfarin therapy. Dabigatran is a direct thrombin inbibitor.
IndicationPatients on Dabigatran therapy
Additional InfoDabigatran therapy does not usually require monitoring. Some patients however (eg. Children, pregnancy, compliance confirmation) may require levels to be monitored.
Concurrent TestsNone
Dietary RequirementsNone

InterpretationInterpreted against a therapeutic range dependant on clinical details.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: Dabigatran levels greater than 550ng/mL
Unitsug/mL

Other Help:National Laboratory Medicine Handbook

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT24 hours
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentSpecialist test only to be requested by a medical haematologist
Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 18/06/2019 10:31:35. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:31:35.