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Our May, 2018 Quick Question asks, "How do you measure the oral anti-Xa anticoagulants rivaroxaban...
Jun 5, 2018 6:49pm
Here is one of our April 22, 2018 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week case studies for your...
May 24, 2018 12:15pm
On May 4, the FDA approved andexanet alpha (AndexXa, Portola Pharmaceuticsls) as the first and only...
May 24, 2018 12:01pm
From Heather DeVries, Indiana University Health, a follow-up to Dr. King's April 26...
May 11, 2018 1:25pm
Jun 5, 2018 6:49pm
Our May, 2018 Quick Question asks, "How do you measure the oral anti-Xa anticoagulants rivaroxaban, apixaban, edoxaban, and betrixaban?" Here are the answers from our 89 respondents. Prothrombin time (PT ): 4 (4%) Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT , PTT ): 3 (3%) Chromogenic anti-Xa assay with specific calibrators: 44 (49%) We don't measure the anti-Xa anticoagulants: 38 (44%)
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May 24, 2018 12:15pm
Here is one of our April 22, 2018 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week case studies for your response. Watch for more "Lab Week" case studies in the weeks ahead!
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May 24, 2018 12:01pm
On May 4, the FDA approved andexanet alpha (AndexXa, Portola Pharmaceuticsls) as the first and only reversal agent for direct anti-Xa
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May 11, 2018 1:25pm
From Heather DeVries, Indiana University Health, a follow-up to Dr. King's April 26 pseudothrombocytopenia entry: Hi George, I recently read an article by Drs. Adcock Funk, Lippi, and Favaloro about quality standards in coagulation testing.
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