Thrombin time assesses the third stage of coagulation, namely the conversion of fibrinogen into fibrin, and consequently is used as a screening test for fibrinogen. The test is affected by concentration and reactivity of fibrinogen, and the presence of inhibitory substances, such as fibrin degradation products and heparin.
No special preparation is needed for TT. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing TT. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
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