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ID:284 Thrombin Time
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DescriptionScreening coagulation test for functional fibrinogen.
IndicationPerformed in addition to a coagulation screenwhen information about functional fibrinogen is required. Used in conjunction with a reptilase time to test for the presence of unfractionated heparin.
Additional InfoVery sensitive to heparin in patients samples. Please note: test can only be added to samples within 24 hours of collection
Concurrent TestsCoagulation screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationInterpreted against a normal range

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Collection ConditionsAll Coagulation tubes must be filled to the line
Min. Vol2mL
Freq. 24/7

Ref. Range (Male)10 - 18
Ref. Range (Female)10 - 18
Ref. Range (Paed)10 - 18
Ref. Range Notes
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 28/11/2018 13:35:48. Published By RJAR on 28/11/2017 13:35:48.