Clot Retraction is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To assist in the diagnosis of bleeding disorders.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a full red-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Macroscopic observation of sample) A normal clot, gently separated from the side of the test tube and incubated at 37°C, shrinks to about half of its original size within 1 hr. The result is a firm, cylindrical fibrin clot that contains red blood cells and is sharply demarcated from the clear serum. Complete clot retraction can take 6 to 24 hr.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Clot Retraction ID - 425356 A1 - Bladh,Mickey Lynn, AU - Van Leeuwen,Anne M, BT - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425356/all/Clot_Retraction PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 7 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -