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ID:922 Fondaparinux Assay
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DescriptionFondaparinux is a synthetic pentasaccharide factor Xa inhibitor. It is licensed for several uses as an anticoagulant and can be used on patients with Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). A Fondaparinux anti-Fxa assay is used to measure Fondaparinux.
IndicationPatients on Fondaparinux therapy.
Additional InfoThe use of Fondaparinux should be discussed with a medical haematologist prior to commencing treatment. If requesting this assay please indicate the treatment on the request card to ensure that the correct anti-Xa assay is performed.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary RequirementsNone

InterpretationInterpreted against a therapeutic range depentdant on clinical details.

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Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: Fondaparinux anti-Xa greater than 1.5ug/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 requested as part of an investigation by a medical haematologist.
Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 18/06/2019 10:35:26. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:35:26.