Antithrombin III


Test Information

Test Name

Antithrombin III

Synonyms

Anti-Thrombin 3, ATIII, Anti thrombin 3; Anti-Thrombin

Preferred Specimen

Citrate

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Must reach lab within 8 hours of collection; collect close to courier time if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

AT3

Notes

  • Double spin citrate sample; Separate & freeze within 8 hours of collection
  • Antithrombin III is included in THRO (Thrombophilia Screen) Test code

Aliquot Instructions

Min. 500uL double spun platelet poor plasma


Methodology

Minimum Volume

500uL

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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