Coagulation Services

Our Coagulation department offers the following services to our clients:

  • Prothrombin Time (PT) with INR
  • aPTT for factor deficiency/inhibitor screening
  • Fibrinogen assay
  • Quantitative D-Dimer (with DVT/PE exclusion)
  • Anti-Xa assay for unfractionated heparin monitoring
  • Anti-Xa assays for Low Molecular Weight heparins fondaparinux (Arixtra) and rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • Plasma mixing studies
  • Factor assays VII, VIII, IX
  • Thrombin Time
  • Antithrombin
  • Platelet Function Screen (replaces the Bleeding time)
  • Platelet inhibition to Plavix and other P2Y12 inhibitors
  • We are also the only laboratory in the system performing assays for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). This assay is performed during the second shift with same-day reporting, in most circumstances.