Full dose heparin therapy is monitored by a variety of laboratory methods, of which the activated partial thromboplastin time is the most popular. A large number of aPTT reagents are currently available, with different sensitivities to heparin in many.
HEP-Con 1 may be used as a therapeutic level control when using tests for the monitoring of unfractionated heparin. Hep-Con 1 is prepared from a pool of plasma from normal individuals and contains unfractionated heparin. The control plasma should be used to gauge internal factors in each laboratory's system.
HEP-Con 1 is supplied in the following kit sizes:
· 10 x 0.5ml HEP-Con 1