Specimen Requirements

Title

HEPARIN ANTI-Xa (LOVENOX)

Specimen Requirement

DRAW BLOOD IN LIGHT BLUE SODIUM CITRATE TUBE. SEE APPENDIX FOR COAGULATION TEST COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS. SEND 2.0 mL PLASMA FROZEN IN A SCREW-CAPPED PLASTIC VIAL. INDICATE ON VIAL “PLASMA/LT BLUE”

CONTACT LAB FOR DRY ICE

Methodology

Stability

FROZEN 30 DAYS

Reference Range

BY REPORT*

Turnaround

3-5 DAYS

Clinical Use

Test Code

HXAF