APTT

APTT

Sample Type: Whole Blood

Test name: APTT a.k.a. Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time

Condition / Indication: Part of a clotting screen. Used for monitoring Anti-coagulation (Heparin)

Special Precautions & Notes: Must be assayed same day

Reference Range: 21 - 33 sec (not on anticoagulants), Therapeutic ratio (1.5 – 2.5)

Container: Citrate (Blue top)

Ideal Volume (mL): 2.7 mL

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround Time: 2 hours