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Protein S antigen, protein S functional.
To assess coagulation function, assist in the diagnosis of disorders such as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and evaluate oral anticoagulation therapy.
Plasma collected in a completely filled blue-top (3.2% sodium citrate) tube. If the patient’s hematocrit exceeds 55%, the volume of citrate in the collection tube must be adjusted.
(Method: Clot detection)
|Note: The low end of “normal” is lower in patients younger than age 16 because of the immaturity of the liver.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Protein S." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425340/all/Protein_S.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Protein S. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425340/all/Protein_S. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Protein S. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425340/all/Protein_S
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Protein S [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425340/all/Protein_S.
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