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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[106] Accumetrics, Verify Now P2Y12 Platelet Reactivity Test: Instruction for Use, Accumetrics, 2013.
The platelet reactivity test demonstrated a reduction in platelet aggregation in the ASA therapy group (Group NS), but this reduction was without clinical consequence.
"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.
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