TITLE

prothrombin consumption test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1796
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "prothrombin consumption test" is presented. It is a test for the amount of thromboplastin present in the plasma that reacts with prothrombin. The test is determined by quantitating the prothrombin that remains in the serum after coagulation is complete.
ACCESSION #
21242506

 

Related Articles

  • serofast.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1978 

    A definition of the term "serofast" is presented. It refers to serum-fast.

  • serous.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1979 

    Several references of the term "serous" is presented. The term is used to refer to a substance having the nature of serum and is also used to describe substances that are thin or watery.

  • plasmatic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1684 

    Definitions of the medical term "plasmatic" are presented. It relates to plasma. It refers to formative or plastic. The definitions are from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • prozone.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1799 

    A definition of the medical term "prozone" is presented. It refers to the portion of the low dilution range of a homologous serum that fails to agglutinate bacteria that are agglutinated by the same serum in a higher dilution.

  • seroresistance.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1978 

    A definition of the term "seroresistance" is presented. It refers to the failure of a serum reaction to become negative after treatment.

  • sero-.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1977 

    A definition of the term "sero-" is presented. It refers to combining form meaning serum.

  • serologic test.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1978 

    A definition of the term "serologic test" is presented. It refers to any test related to serum.

  • quellung reaction.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1836 

    A definition of the medical term "quellung reaction" is presented. It refers to the swelling of capsules of bacteria when they are mixed with their immune serum.

  • serofibrinous.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1978 

    A definition of the term "serofibrinous" is presented. It refers to a combination of serum and fibrin. It also refers to a serofibrinous exudate.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics