platelet reactivity test

platelet reactivity test

Any laboratory test that assesses the degree to which platelets aggregate to form clots, esp. in response to treatment with drugs, e.g., clopidogrel or ticlopidine, that inhibit the aggregation of platelets.
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I can rapidly receive a PRU result from the platelet reactivity test we utilize and make informed therapy decisions based on what I know to be important factors affecting my individual patients.
Accumetrics foresees continued strong demand worldwide for our portfolio of VerifyNow platelet reactivity tests.
With the development of new, more potent antiplatelet treatment strategies, and the continued validation of point of care platelet reactivity tests, we as physicians can utilize platelet reactivity measurements as a tool to ensure we provide our patients the most appropriate and cost-effective treatment options.
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