Heparin Control

Monitoring patients on unfractionated heparin
Reference range: 

INRW: 0.85-4.99 APTR HEP: 0.78-4.99

Synonyms or keywords: 
Haemostasis and Thrombosis
Sample type and Volume required: 
Tri-sodium citrate/blue top tube
Call in advance: 
Turnaround time: 
2 hours
Special sample instructions: 

Adequately filled sample with no clots to be sent to laboratory within an hour of venepuncture

Time limit for extra tests: 
1 hour
Routine Coagulation - Blood Sciences at King's College Hospital
020 3299 2434
King's College Hospital
Bessemer Wing
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015