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Heparin Cofactor II
2007580
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HEP CO 2
Methodology
Quantitative Chromogenic Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Do not draw from an arm with a heparin lock or heparinized catheter. 
Collect
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. Freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007581Heparin Cofactor II, Plasma33987-9
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Aliases
  • Dermatan Sulfate Cofactor
  • HCII
  • Heparin Cofactor A

Performed at Esoterix Coagulation