Lupus Anticoagulant


Test Information

Test Name

Lupus Anticoagulant

Synonyms

LA, KCT, Kaolin Clotting time, DRVVT, Dilute Russell Viper Venom

Department

Haematology

Preferred Specimen

Citrates x 2

Testing Location

PLW

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

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

Processing Information

Registration Code

LUPA

Notes

For Antiphospholipid screen - collect 3x Citrate & 1x SST, register LUPA & CLIP

  • Double spin & freeze citrate plasma within 8 hours of collection

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz