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Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)

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Description

It is a blood test that measures how it takes for your blood to clot. A PTT test can be used to check for bleeding problems. Specifically it will detect deficiencies or inhibitors to the intrinsic (Factors VIII, IX, XI and XII) and common (Factors II, V, X and fibrinogen) pathway coagulation factors.

Shortname

PTT

Group

Cardiac

Sample Type

Plasma-Na citrate

code

4745

Cost

SAR 100.00

Also known as

Activated partial thromboplastin time