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Monitoring Anticoagulation

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Available Stat? No
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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 as noted below.

Monitoring of Unfractionated Heparin Therapy:
Usual method: Click here for PTT
Special circumstances: Click here for Heparin Level
Click here for Heparin Laboratory/Dosing Algorithm

Monitoring of Low Molecular Weight Heparin:
Click here for Heparin Level (LMWH)

Monitoring of Fondaparinux:
Click here for Fondaparinux

Monitoring of Direct Thrombin Inhibitors (i.e. Argatroban):
Click here for PTT
Click here for Argatroban

Monitoring of Warfarin:
Click here for Prothrombin Time/INR

See also information available at the UCSF CareLinks Website, which includes guidelines, protocols, and order forms for anticoagulation:
Click here
Last Updated 8/22/2013 3:50:29 PM
Entry Number 1096
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