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Blood Test Information

Prothrombin time
(a.k.a PT)
minimum sample volume required ~ 2.7ml

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Special instructions
Citrate sample must be received in the lab A.S.A.P. or at worst within 8 hours. time limit for add on = 8hours Interfering substances = warfarin

Please note that this test is not accredited to ISO:15189 due to recent changes in equipment. This test has been verified internally and accreditation has been applied for.

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Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Haematology


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