Posts - Screening Assays

Jan 5, 2017 9:24am
From Diane Treadway: Hi, we had a situation in our cath lab last week. The patient was on the table. They performed an ISTAT PT and obtained 13.0 seconds and 1.1 INR. The patient had had a PT drawn and run by the main lab earlier. Those results on a Stago instrument were 24.2 seconds and a 2.2 INR.
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Oct 22, 2016 4:35pm
From: Brancaccio Mauro, ICD-Partners, Italy. Is it possible and correct to do the PT on the sangueblood?
Sep 30, 2016 7:38am
From Kirk Guyer, Cascade Technologies: There are whole blood PTT (APTT
Feb 12, 2016 12:19pm
This came up in correspondence yesterday and challenged an assumption. The PT is reported in seconds and INR , of course, and it was previously reported as the PT