Partial Thromboplastin Time
"Partial Thromboplastin Time" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The time required for the appearance of FIBRIN strands following the mixing of PLASMA with phospholipid platelet substitute (e.g., crude cephalins, soybean phosphatides). It is a test of the intrinsic pathway (factors VIII, IX, XI, and XII) and the common pathway (fibrinogen, prothrombin, factors V and X) of BLOOD COAGULATION. It is used as a screening test and to monitor HEPARIN therapy.
|Kaolin-Cephalin Coagulation Time
- Kaolin-Cephalin Coagulation Time
- Coagulation Time, Kaolin-Cephalin
- Kaolin Cephalin Coagulation Time
- Coagulation Time, Cephalin-Kaolin
- Coagulation Time, Cephalin Kaolin
- Cephalin-Kaolin Coagulation Time
- Cephalin Kaolin Coagulation Time
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