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Test Code:
090-10-0190-01

Order Name:
Bleeding Time

 
Useful For:
The bleeding time is currently the only clinically available comprehensive test to explore primary hemostasis. It is currently performed mostly as a screening procedure before surgery, to detect otherwise unknown defects in plateletvessel wall interactions.
 
Methodology:
The IVY method
 
AliasesName:
Bleeding time
Total bleeding
Peak bleeding rate
Time to peak bleeding
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-0190-01

Order Name:
Bleeding Time

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Filter paper
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Whole blood/ Bedside testing
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-0190-01

Order Name:
Bleeding Time

 
Method detail:
The IVY method
 
Schedule:
Tested Daily (24 hours)
 
Performing Location:
Hematology, Laboratory Department Tel. 17254
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-0190-01

Order Name:
Bleeding Time

 
 
Clinical Information:
This test measures the time taken for blood vessel constriction and platelet plug formation to occur. No clot is allowed to form, so that the arrest of bleeding depends exclusively on blood vessel constriction and platelet action.
 
Reference Value:
2 - 7 minutes
 
Clinical Reference:
Raffaele De Caterina, Maria Lanza, Giampiero Manca, Giuliana Buti Strata, Stefano Maffei, and Leonard0 Salvatore. "Bleeding Time and Bleeding: An Analysis of the Relationship of the Bleeding" From www.bloodjournal.org