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|Additional information||Recommendations regarding anticoagulation and monitoring of anticoagulation can be obtained from the Hematology Consultation service, which can be contacted at pager 443-4276. For reference purposes, this laboratory manual contains information regarding monitoring of anticoagulation (Heparin Laboratory/Dosing Algorithm) as noted below.
Monitoring of Unfractionated Heparin Therapy: see entries for PTT (usual method) and Heparin Level (utilized in limited settings).
Monitoring of Low Molecular Weight Heparin: see entry for Heparin Level.
Monitoring of Direct Thrombin Inhibitors (e.g. Lepirudin, Argatroban): see entry for PTT.
Monitoring of Warfarin: see entry for Prothrombin Time.
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