Lupus anticoagulant

Test investigation

Lupus anticoagulant

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Comments precautions

Urgent requests must be discussed with haematology consultant and/or the laboratory

Ideal sample age for accurate results maximum acceptable sample age

ASAP, within 1 hour/8 hours

Sample type

Citrate

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Routine: 3 weeks for urgents see comments

Reference intervals

Advisory comments, age, sex and analyser specific reference intervals are included on the laboratory report where appropriate. Further advice can be obtained by contacting the laboratory.

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH