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ID:287 Protein C (Part of Thrombophillia screen)
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DescriptionProtein C is a naturally occuring inhibitor of the coagulation pathway.
IndicationInvestigation of possible thrombotic tendencies
Additional InfoProtein C is a vitamin K dependent protein and levels are therefore diminished during warfarin therapy
Concurrent TestsPart of Thrombophilia screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationInterpreted against a normal range

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
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Collection ConditionsCitrate x 1 (Protein C only). Citrate x 2, EDTA x 1, Serum x 1 (full Thrombophilia screen). Citrate samples full to line please.
Min. Vol
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range (Female)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range (Paed)0.7 - 1.46
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsiu/mL
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 15/03/2019 15:23:01. Published By RJAR on 15/03/2018 15:23:01.