lupus anticoagulant test (DRVVT) and coagulation screen
Also known as
dilute Russell''s viper venom test, anti-phospholipid antibodies
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To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test.
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Fill exactly to the line indicated on the bottle. Sample must arrive within I hour of collection. Capillary samples are unsuitable for coagulation tests. If the test is required as part of a thrombophilia / procoagulant screen, no additional sample is required. A full thrombophilia screen requires 4 x 1.4ml samples. Do not collect a sample if the patient has had a lupus test within the last 12 weeks, as it will be discarded. this is in accordance with national guidelines on lupus testing.
Department of Haematology
Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street