Dabigatran Assay

Test Information

Test Name

Dabigatran Assay


Pradaxa; Dabi Assay; Dabi level



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Preferred Specimen

Citrate x 2

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

1 week

Collection Information


  • Must reach lab within 7 hours of collection, collect close to courier times if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

DABS (See notes)


  • This test is to measure Dabigatran level (i.e. plasma concentrations of the drug)
  • For routine drug monitoring, register for COAP & TT
  • Double spin citrate samples and freeze plasma within 8 hours of collection

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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