Test Catalog

Test ID: HEPTP    
Heparin Anti-Xa, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Measuring heparin concentration:

-In patients treated with low-molecular-weight heparin preparations

-In the presence of prolonged baseline activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) (eg, lupus anticoagulant, "contact factor" deficiency, etc)

-When unfractionated heparin dose needed to achieve desired APTT prolongation is unexpectedly higher (>50%) than expected


Not useful for monitoring therapy with the heparinoid "danaparoid"

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chromogenic Method

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Heparin Anti-Xa, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Fragmin (Dalteparin)
Heparin Anti-Xa Assay, Plasma
Lovenox (Enoxaparin)
Low-Molecular Weight Heparin Assay
Unfractionated Heparin Assay