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Test Catalog

Test ID: PTSC    
Prothrombin Time (PT), Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening to identify a deficiency of one or more of the clotting factors of the extrinsic coagulation system (I, II, V, VII, X) due to hereditary deficiency or acquired conditions such as liver disease, vitamin K deficiency, or a specific factor inhibitor

 

Monitoring patients on oral anticoagulant therapy to maintain a patient in a safe therapeutic range

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Only orderable as part of a profile or reflex. For more information see:

ALUPP / Lupus Anticoagulant Profile, Plasma

ALBLD / Bleeding Diathesis Profile, Limited, Plasma

AATHR / Thrombophilia Profile, Plasma

APROL / Prolonged Clot Time Profile, Plasma

ADIC / Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation/Intravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (DIC/ICF) Profile, Plasma

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Prothrombin Time (PT), P