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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Anti-Thrombin Antigen

Test Name

Anti-Thrombin Antigen

Blue top Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Blue (Sodium Citrate)

Minimum Volume = Full draw

9:1 Ratio (9 parts blood to 1 part anticoagulant)

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Must indicate anticoagulant status to avoid delay. Approval from the Medical Director is REQUIRED for inpatient samples. Referred-in patients can be tested without approval from the Medical Director. Outpatients can be tested from pre-approved clinics and ordering physicians.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Transportation: Send sample at room temperature to the Core lab as soon as possible.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Clotted sample, grossly hemolyzed samples, Unlabeled or samples with insufficient quantity will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7 days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

0.90 - 1.30 u/mL

Test Code

ATAG

Methodology

Latex Immunoassay

Testing Location

SMH-Special Coagulation

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019