This private blood assessment for INR is offered at over thirty two Spire hospitals across England, Scotland and Wales.
Included in every test request for INR are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.
Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: Send to the laboratory immediately. Sample should be separated and frozen within 2 hours of being taken. If a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported frozen. If collecting using a butterfly system please discard initial blue vacutainer. If possible it is preferable to collect the sample WITHOUT using a tourniquet. Citrate (light blue vacutainers) MUST always be taken before other coloured bottles and filled to the line.
Attendance Restrictions: A morning Monday - Thursday appointment is required. Please DO NOT bleed the patient outside of this timeframe.
Laboratory Notes: 2.0 - 4.0
Sample Container: 1 x Blue