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ID:1018 Apixaban Assay
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Description Apixaban is a new generation oral anticoagulant, designed to replace warafrin therapy. The anti-Fxa assay is used to monitor Apixaban.
Indication Patients on Apixaban therapy.
Additional Info Apixaban therapy does not usually require monitoring however some patients may require levels to be checked.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation Interpretation is against a therapeutic range dependent on clinical information.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
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Collection ConditionsSample filled to line please
Min. VolSample filled to line please
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Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: Apixaban anti-Xa greater than 400ng/mL Interpretation is against a therapeutic range dependent on clinical information.
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IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT24 hours
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentSpecialist test only requested as part of an investigation by a medical haematologist.

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:28:31. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:28:31.