clotting time


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Related to clotting time: coagulation time, Bleeding time

clotting time

[′kläd·iŋ ‚tīm]
(physiology)
The length of time required for shed blood to coagulate under standard conditions. Also known as coagulation time.
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Clotting time is an external output of total effect of coagulation and fibrinolytic system.
Similarly, vital parameters, bleeding time and clotting time were measured at baseline and after 4 h of drug administration on day one and day 10.
The objective of this study to measure coagulation time of skim milk by using Mucor miehei rennet at different pHs and temperatures, and determination of optimum milk clotting time with mathematical model depending on experimental data.
Prothrombinase-induced clotting time (PiCT): Currently under consideration for FDA approval, (24) studies have demonstrated the ability of the PiCT assay to determine activities of both direct and indirect thrombin inhibitors in a linear manner over a wide concentration range.
Most cardiac surgical units are not equipped with an ecarin clotting time point-of-care analyser (specific for bivalirudin) (11), although use of plasma modified ACT has been described (12).
1, maximum deviation shown) but are within current practice: (a) collection of blood into SST II Plus or plain tubes, (b) 2-h clotting time, (c) centrifugation at 23508, (d) 48-h storage of serum, and (e) use of Roche Modular II.
The values were plotted against the clotting time in seconds, and the best fit line was drawn.
Of 59 patients tested, 47% had aspirin resistance, which was defined as a clotting time of 171 seconds or less, Mark J.
The FDA cautions against consumption of more than 3 grams per day of omega-3 fatty acids, however, because of the potential for increased clotting time and bleeding, said Dr.
Mum Sharon said: "We need to take him out of school so the machine can measure his blood's clotting time, then we can get an accurate prescription of Waferin, which thins the blood.