What is a Clotting Time (CT) test?
The Clotting Time test is advised to find a bleeding disorder, most likely due to a clotting factor deficiency, or to diagnose haemophilia. The Clotting Time test was earlier determined by the Lee-White method, but now it is replaced by the activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT).
When is the Clotting Time (CT) test recommended?
It is recommended:
To find a bleeding disorder, most likely due to a clotting factor deficiency.
To diagnose haemophilia.
Blood clotting tests are used to monitor and assess bleeding problems and to diagnose people who take warfarin or other anticoagulant medicines.
The person who undergoes surgery, like a heart, kidney, or any other procedure.
To check if Clotting Time has increased due to the absence or abnormality of clotting factors.
What does the CT test measure?
The Clotting Time (CT) test measures:
The time required to form a clot.
The Clotting Time is the time interval from the puncture of the blood vessel to the formation of a fibrin thread.
By taking 2 to 2.5 mL of blood and 1 mL of blood is in each test tube.
Keep the blood in the water bath and check for clotting by tilting each tube at intervals of 30 to 60 seconds. Tilt the tubes to more than 90 degrees.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the blood test is done on the spot.
What is the cost of the Clotting Time (CT) test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Clotting Time (CT) test in Bangalore is Rs. 150.
How often should I get tested for the Clotting Time (CT) test?
The Clotting Time (CT) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values for the Clotting Time (CT) test?
4 to 10 minutes
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Clotting Time (CT) test?
No, fasting is not required for the CT test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Clotting Time (CT) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Clotting Time (CT) test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Clotting Time (CT) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Or our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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