February 2015 Cheat Sheet

Kirk Guyer answers a colleague who is seeking normal and abnormal platelet controls.

Drs. Emmanuel Favaloro & Giuseppe Lippi asked that we re-post their November questionnaire about D-dimer reporting. They are looking for more responses from North America. The link is posted here.

Dr. King asks about performing mixing studies on patients receiving anticoagulant therapy.

Jim Turner asks about alternatives to the Accumetrics VerifyNow instrument used in the operating room.

Dr. Thomas Gage asks whether acetaminophen could suppress the Accumetrix VerifyNow Aspirin test.