BLEEDING TIME

BLEEDING TIME

LABORATORY SECTION:

  • Clinical Hematology (Coagulation)

METHODOLOGY:

  • Ivy’s method

PURPOSE:

  • used to assess platelet function

PATIENT PREPARATION:

  • No patient preparation needed

TYPE OF SPECIMEN:

  • Not Applicable

REJECTION OF SPECIMEN:

  • Cannot be done on edematous patient or patient with IV lines

RUNNING DAY:

  • Everyday

SPECIMEN STABILITY:

  • ROOM TEMPERATURE (20-24°C)

 

  • REFRIGERATED TEMPERATURE (2-8°C)

 

  • Not Applicable

 

  • Not Applicable

RELEASING OF RESULTS:

  • 1 hour after blood extraction