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ID:918 Danaparoid (Orgaran) Assay
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DescriptionDanaparoid is a heparinoid substitute that is used in patients that have Heparin Induced Thrombocytopaenia.
IndicationPatients on Danaparoid therapy.
Additional InfoDanaparoid active components consist of heparin sulphate, dermatan sulphate, and chondroitin sulphate. Danaparoid differs from other low molecular weight heparins is that Danaparoid is devoid of heparin or heparin fragments. Similarly to LMWH's, it exerts its antithrombotic effect principally through anti-thrombin mediated inhibition of factor Xa, and to a much lesser extent, thrombin.
Concurrent TestsNone
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationInterpreted against a therapeutic range dependant on clinical details.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
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Collection ConditionsCitrate tubes must be filled to the line
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Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: Danaparoid levels greater than 1.5IU/mL Interpreted against a therapeutic range dependant on clinical details
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT24 hours
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentSpecialist test only to be requested by a medical haematologist

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:31:47. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:31:47.