Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LWMH); Anti-Factor Xa; Lovenox
Other Reference Test
Daily; 10 A.M.
1.8 mL or 2.7 mL Blood
Light Blue (Sodium Citrate)
Weekend test availability depends on staffing at Sharp. Will take STATS in most cases on weekends.
1 mL Platelet-Poor Plasma
0.5 mL Platelet-Poor Plasma
Centrifuge and separate plasma. Centrifuge a second time and separate plasma avoiding the platelets at the bottom. Freeze immediately. Complete Sharp requisition and submit with specimen frozen and deliver directly in the Sharp Lab ASAP. If STAT order is recieved after 1000, call Sharp Coag to see if they will still accept specimen on daily run.