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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Heparin Induced Thrombocytopaenia Screen

Recent changes for Heparin Induced Thrombocytopaenia Screen
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
5th May 2020
Preferred Container Type

SST

Plain tube - serum (no Gel)

Optional Container Type

Plain tube - serum (no Gel)

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopaenia Screen

Alternative Names:HITS
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:HITS
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
Plain tube - serum (no Gel)
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Test performed only after consultation with Haematologist who will decide the type osf assay to be performed.

Further confirmatory testing may be necessary. Please discuss with the Haematology laboratory on Ext. 63075.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:By Arrangement
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology