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ID:272 Clotting Screen
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DescriptionA coagulation screen is a group of tests used for haemostatic assessment.
Indication
Additional InfoThe screen consists of the Prothrombin time, INR, APTT, APTT ratio and derived fibrinogen. See individual tests for further information.
Concurrent Tests
Dietary RequirementsNone
Interpretation

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsFill to line - this is CRITICAL. Ideally, the tube should be filled to the midpoint of the black arrow on the label. A +/-10% tolerance is allowed. When held vertically, acceptable sample levels are between the top and bottom of the arrow.
Min. Vol
Freq. 24/7

Ref. Range (Male)See Individual Tests
Ref. Range (Female)See Individual Tests
Ref. Range (Paed) See Individual Tests
Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: See specific screening tests
Unitsseconds
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 03/07/2019 10:28:26. Published By Matthew Clifford on 03/07/2018 10:28:26.