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Laboratory: Hematology
Test Name:
Test Code: HYPE
Clinical Information:
Clinical Hematology consult required prior to collection.  Test performed at HSC Haemostasis Laboratory (Hematopathology)
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
4 - Na Citrate 1.8mL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection
Specimen Required:
Plasma: 4.0 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 2.0 mL

NaCitrate Tubes: Centrifuge according to lab's current process for coagulation sample.  Remove plasma with transfer pipette.  Place in plastic tube and re-centrifuge, capped.  Aliquot into four (4) plastic tubes, cap and indicate "spun x 2" on labels.  Freeze immediately at -20°C.  Transport frozen on ice.
Reference Values:
See report.
By Prior Arrangement Only
Must have Hematopathologist approval before collection
See Also:
More Information:
Must specify which assays required with this profile. 

Note: For full Hypercoagulable Screen, refer to Hypercoagulable Disorder investigation

Test performed Monday-Friday 0745-1600, however, referred-in samples in NaCitrate tubes may be sent frozen to the HSC lab at any time Attention: Haemostasis Bench