coagulometer

coagulometer

(kō-ag″yŭ-lom″ĕt-ĕr) [ coagul(ate) + -meter]
A device that measures the time it takes for a sample of blood to clot. It is often used in point-of-care testing, esp. in monitoring and adjusting warfarin dosages for anticoagulated patients.
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The blood is placed on a test strip and inserted into a device called a coagulometer, which analyses the blood and displays the INR result.
Prothrombin time and aPTT were determined on an automated coagulometer (BCS-XP, Siemens) using Innovin and Pathromtin SL (Siemens), respectively.
Thanks to this coagulometer, the Microvisk CoagLite, patients will soon be able to test themselves at home with the prick of a finger.
PT and aPTT were measured using a fully automated coagulometer (STA; Diagnostica Stago, Asnier sur Seine, France).
For FXII activity determination, a one-step clotting assay with FXII-deficient plasma (Technoclone, Austria) and the activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) reagent (Technoclone, Austria) were used on a Sysmex Ca-1500 coagulometer.
The value of plasma calibrants in correcting coagulometer effects on international normalized ratios.
All patients were screened for prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), and fibrinogen level, all performed on the STA Compact coagulometer (Diagnostica Stago-Paris/France).
3]EDTA tubes (Becton Dickinson Vacutainer Systems) and analyzed them within 3 hr on an ACL Futura coagulometer (Beckman Coulter, Fullerton, CA, USA).
In response to this need, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI, formerly NCCLS) recently published a new document, Protocol for the Evaluation, Validation, and Implementation of Coagulometers; Approved Guideline (H57-A), which specifies recommendations on how to plan and execute the selection, evaluation, validation, and implementation of a laboratory coagulometer.
Fibrinogen levels were assayed in plasma latest within two hours after blood was collected in sodium citrate containing vacutainers, by the modified Clauss method using Behring Fibrintimer II coagulometer and Multifibren U kit.