Prothrombin time test: Principle, Procedure and Results

prothrombin time test

The prothrombin time test is a screening test for the extrinsic pathway, I.e. Factor VII. It will also detect factor V,X, prothrombin, and fibrinogen factor deficiencies. It is mainly used to monitor patients receiving ‘warfarin’ anticoagulation. Prothrombin time test: Principle… Continue Reading