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  • Coagulation

  • The coagulation laboratory at Lifespan uses state-of-the-art technology to provide both routine and specialized coagulation testing to monitor anticoagulants and investigate bleeding or thrombotic disorders.

    The division offers:

    • Monitoring anticoagulants
      • PT/INR, aPTT
      • Assay of low molecular weight heparin
      • Assay of unfractionated heparin
      • Heparin induced thrombocytopenia assay (HIT assay-ELISA)
    • Testing for Bleeding Disorders
      • PT, aPTT, platelet count
      • Coagulation factor assays
      • Mixing studies
      • Coagulation factor inhibitor assays
    • Testing for Von Willebrand's Disease
      • APTT
      • ABO blood group
      • FVIII: C
      • Von Willebrand antigen
      • Ristocetin cofactor
      • Ristocetin induced platelet aggregation
      • Collagen binding assay
      • Multimeric analysis of vWF
    • Testing for Platelet Function
      • Platelet Aggregation, ATP release to collagen, ADP, Ristocetin, Epinephrine, Thrombin and Arachidonic acid
      • PFA-100 analysis
    • Testing for Thrombophilia
      • APTT
      • Activated protein C resistance
      • Antithrombin III
      • Protein C
      • Free protein S
      • Lupus anticoagulant
      • Anticardiolipin antibody; anti-2GP1
      • Factor VIII, FII, FXI, FIX
      • Homocysteine
      • TAFI-(thrombin-activated fibrinolysis inhibitor)

    For more information, call our customer service line at 1-800-980-4244.