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What does PT stand for?

PT stands for Prothrombin Time (test)

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Tests like Haemogram, Prothrombin Time, anti HCV and anti HVSAG are done for free at the institute, but he allegedly " forced" his patients to get these tests done at the laboratory for a hefty amount.
The INRatio2 point-of-care monitor obtains a prothrombin time (PT) and international normalized ratio (INR) result using one drop of blood from a fingerstick for oral anticoagulation management.
Biologic analyses showed disseminated intravascular coagulation with platelet count of 22,000/[micro]L, an elevated prothrombin time (54% higher than the control value), a longer activated clotting time (51 seconds versus a control value of 34 seconds), a fibrinogen level of 0.
Although peak serum iron level (340 [micro]g/dL) was significantly lower than that reported to cause hepatotoxicity (>1,700 [micro]g/dL), rapid and significant elevations in aminotransferases (>4,000 U/L), total bilirubin (5 mg/dL), and prothrombin time (50 seconds) occurred within 48 hours.