prothrombin time


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prothrombin time

[prō′thräm·bən ‚tīm]
(pathology)
A one-stage clotting test based on the time required for clotting to occur after the addition of tissue thromboplastin and calcium to decalcified plasma.
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In the third cohort of two patients, one had very high liver enzymes and prothrombin time and she died within 24 hours of hospitalisation.
8-9 Modified Child-Turcotte-Pugh (MCTP) scoring system has scores for albumin, bilirubin, prothrombin time, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy which are related to prognosis of stage.
All blood samples were tested for prothrombin time (Figure 5).
Platelet poor plasma was taken for estimation of prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time with the help of coagulometer.
Such connection is characteristic for some values during the whole year (recalcification time of plasma, ICAR), for other values this connection is significant only in some seasons (activated recalcification time of common and thrombocytes-free plasma, ITAR, prothrombin time of plasma, fibrinogen concentration).
It is a prothrombin ratio obtained by dividing the prothrombin time by the laboratory control prothrombin time.
To our mind, a study on prothrombin time, thrombin clotting time and number of platelets aiming at assessment of blood clotting mechanisms and stages can facilitate diagnosis and surgical treatment of oil and gas facility workmen.
Prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin test kits (Plasmascan and Hemoscan respectively) from Qumica Clinka Applicada Spain were used in the study.
Recommended laboratory tests in a suspected abuse case include complete blood count, prothrombin time/partial prothrombin time assay, liver function test, and amylase assay, Dr.
CMS is considering expanding coverage for home prothrombin time (international normalized ratio) monitoring.
Whilst the prothrombin time (PT) is a good measure of one facet of coagulation, it is clearly only that.

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