HIT

Sample type: Clotted blood

Test name: HIT a.k.a. Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia, Heparin antibodies PF4

Condition / Indication: Suspected Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Special precautions & notes: Phone ahead If urgent

Container: Clotted

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes - please see form below

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 1 day for urgent requests otherwise 5 days.

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Referral location: NHS Blood and Transplant, Filton, North Bristol Park, Northway, Filton, Bristol BS34 7QH