antithrombin test

an·ti·throm·bin test

a procedure for estimating the inhibitory effect of a defibrinated specimen of plasma on the action of thrombin in converting fibrinogen to fibrin.
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Siemens will also feature the newest assays from their extensive test menu, including INNOVANCE D-Dimer, an aid in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and INNOVANCE antithrombin tests an aid in the diagnosis of antithrombin deficiency and other coagulation disorders; Hemoglobin A1c to monitor patients with diabetes; CardioPhase hsCRP for cardiac risk assessment; Cystatin C for identifying kidney dysfunction; Berichrom Heparin calibrators and controls used with tests that monitor heparin levels; and new concentrated reagents that are diluted automatically on any ADVIA chemistry system on a per-test basis.