Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT/PTTK)


Monitoring heparin therapy (unfractionated heparin [UFH]); Screening for certain coagulation factor deficiencies; Detection of coagulation inhibitors such as lupus anticoagulant, specific factor inhibitors, and nonspecific inhibitors.Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) is also known as Kaolin Cephalin Clotting Time (KCCT); Partial Thromboplastin Time with Kaolin (PTTK) is a medical test that characterizes blood coagulation. Apart from detecting abnormalities in blood clotting, It is also used to monitor the treatment effects with heparin which is a major anticoagulant.

Test Code MolQ1017
Turn Around Time Same Day
Pre Test Information 3 ml Whole blood in 1 Blue Top (Sodium Citrate) tube. Mix thoroughly by inversion, Transport to Lab within 4 hrs. If this is not possible, make PPP within 1 hour of collection as follows: Centrifuge sample at 3000 rpm for 15 min & transfer supernatant to a clean plastic tube. Centrifuge this supernatant again at 3000 rpm for 15 mins & finally transfer the supernatant (PPP) to 1 labelled, clean plastic screw capped vial. FREEZE IMMEDIATELY, Ship frozen, DO NOT THAW, Overnight fasting is preferred, Duly filled Coagulation Requisition Form is mandatory.
Sample Proportion of blood as per Sodium Citrate vial
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