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Blood Test Information

Lupus Anticoagulant Screen
(a.k.a DRVVT, KCT)

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Tube type: Blank

Special instructions
A minimum of 4 citrate samples and one SST sample required. Please ensure each citrate sample is filled to the etched 2.7ml fill line.

This test is not applicable if INR>1.5. Patients should be off warfarin for 2-4 weeks before testing.

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 40 days.

Units
See report

Linked to
Anticardiolipins

Turnaround Time
42 days

Department: Haematology

 
 

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