Instrumentation Laboratory announces the July 26, 2016 approval of their HemosIL HIT-Ab(PF4-H) on-demand polyclonal antibody-based latex immunoassay for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. The assay ifunctions on IL‘s TOP Analyzer series. Attached are IL‘s press release, HIT-Ab(PF4-H) package insert, a 2016 Thrombosis Research article and editorial on the efficacy of on-demand HIT testing.
Caton S, O’Brien E, Pannelay AJ, Cook RG. Assessing the clinical and cost impact of on-demand immunoassay testing for the diagnosis of heparin induced thrombocytopenia. Thrombos Rsch 2016; 140 155–62.