Results: 7 – 10 Business days
Patient Preparation: Patient should abstain from anabolic steroids, Gemfibrozil, Warfarin (Coumadin®), heparin therapy, asparaginase, estrogens, gestodene and oral contraceptives optimally for 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Methodology: Fixed Rate Time Nephelometry
Description: Antithrombin antigen is an inhibitor of several coagulation factors. Patients with low concentrations of Antithrombin Antigen may have a hereditary or acquired prothrombotic state. The Antigenic test differentiates a Type I from Type II deficiency.
Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.