Bleeding Time is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Mielke bleeding time, Simplate bleeding time, template bleeding time, Surgicutt bleeding time, Ivy bleeding time.

Common Use:
To evaluate platelet function.

Specimen:
Whole blood.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Timed observation of incision)

Template: 2.5 to 10 min.

Ivy: 2 to 7 min.

Slight differences exist in the disposable devices used to make the incision. Although the Mielke or template bleeding time is believed to offer greater standardization to a fairly subjective procedure, both methods are thought to be of equal sensitivity and reproducibility.

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