Prothrombin time was measured on a STA-R analyzer (Roche Diagnostics).
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.
The Acute Pain Service (APS) Team ordered a fresh frozen plasma transfusion for these patients for the sole purpose of prothrombin time correction prior to epidural catheter removal.
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.
Insufficient data prevented the statistical evaluation of the prothrombin time values.
This is important because you wont pic up problems with gingo with prothrombin time or partial thromboplastin time testing.