Test Catalog

Test ID: APTTB    
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT), Plasma

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

Screening for certain coagulation factor deficiencies and abnormalities (eg, factor VIII, IX, XI or XII)

 

Detecting coagulation inhibitors such as lupus anticoagulant, antiphospholipid antibodies, specific factor inhibitors, and nonspecific inhibitors

 

Evaluating a prolonged APTT test result to assist in differentiating coagulation factor deficiencies from coagulation inhibitors, especially when the activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) mixing test results are combined with results of other coagulation tests and clinical information .

 

Monitoring heparin (unfractionated) therapy

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

Optical Clot-Based

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

Activated Partial Thrombopl Time, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

APTT(COAG)