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Hypercoagulation panel
Lab code: HYPCP
 
Test Synonyms:
Hypercoagulation panel
 
Lab:
Coagulation
Inpatient Req:
Coagulation (#70130)  
Outpatient Req:
Coagulation (#70130)  
Specimen:
Four Blue 3 ml
Please indicate on requistion if the patient is currently on anticoagulants and list anticoagulant(s). Please also indicate on requisition if the patient has experienced recent/current thrombosis or bleeding.
Result Time:
1-7 days   Cost: $$$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
The hypercoagulation panel consists of Protein C, Protein S (if low, factor VIII and fibrinogen), antithrombin III, activated protein C resistance (if abnormal, factor V Leiden), Lupus anticoagulant, PT, PTT. Protein C and protein S cannot be performed on coumadin, because their levels will be decreased. None of the tests, except protein C, can be performed on hirudin or argatroban.