HEPN - Overview: Heparin Anti-Xa Assay, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test ID: HEPN    
Heparin Anti-Xa Assay, 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 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

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

Chromogenic Method on STA-R Evolution

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


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Heparin Anti-Xa Assay, 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