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mixing study

A test to determine the cause of an elevated prothrombin time, thrombin time, or activated thromboplastin time. The patient's blood is mixed with normal blood. If the abnormal test result is corrected, the patient has a deficiency of a clotting factor. If it is not, an antibody or inhibitor to a clotting factor is present in the patient's serum.
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22) However, antibodies to factor X, although exceedingly rare, may produce a similar profile, and some of the newly developed oral direct factor Xa inhibitor medications will prolong the PT and aPTT but not the TT and will show an inhibitor pattern in a mixing study.
6 mg/L Thrombin time 26 16 sec to 22 sec Thrombin time mixing study 21 16 sec to 22 sec Reptilase time 30 14 sec to 20 sec Fibrinogen antigen 195 180 mg/dL to 350 mg/dL Fibrinogen activity-antigen 0.
In light of the mixing study and his clinical history, a factor VIII inhibitor was suspected.
We performed a 1:1 mixing study for the prolonged APTTs using normal pooled rabbit plasma and the prolonged APTT corrected from a mean elevated time of 100.
One of his most outstanding technical achievements at PPI was to lead the industry-sponsored Polymer Mixing Study.
And the prospect of leaving university with an average debt currently of pounds 13,500, means more students are mixing study with work, leaving less time to spend in union bars.
The idea of mixing study and pleasure comes from the University of Glasgow's own Dr Laughter - Dr Lawrence Grove.