October 2017 Cheat Sheet

Mixing studies: why incubate the 1:1 mix, the pooled normal plasma, and the patient plasma?

How to results PTT and anti-Xa disagreement when a patient is receiving unfractionated heparin.

Source of a high sensitivity automated C-reactive protein assay.

Heparin resistance appears in the anti-Xa heparin assay.

Point of care platelet function testing limitations.

A question about using TXA to treat hemorrhage in DIC.

PTTs must be run within four hours of collection.