Tag: Assay

  • Antibiotics (plasma assay)

    Antibiotics (plasma assay)

    Indication: The examination adjusts the optimal dose of antibiotics in case of under-dosing (treatment failure) but also of an overdose, then with its risk of toxicity. Principle: This is to test the bactericidal activity of a patient serum with antibiotics against the bacterium considered responsible for the infection. Technique: Two blood sampling 10 mL each:…

  • Anti-Xa Assay

    Anti-Xa Assay

    Indications: The examination will test the effectiveness of low molecular weight heparins (LMWH), other conventional tests are not feasible due to low antithrombin activity of LMWHs. Principle: While heparin acts on three factors of coagulation, LMWHs act only on factor Xa, where the principle of the assay of the anti-Xa assay. Technique: blood sample taken…