Prothrombin Test

PT


What

A prothrombin time test measures how quickly your blood clots. Also called a pro time test or PT test.

Why

If you take a blood-thinning medication such as warfarin to prevent clots from forming, your doctor will recommend a prothrombin time test to monitor the medication's effectiveness. It can also be ordered to detect a bleeding disorder and diagnose liver problems.

Preparation

You can eat and drink normally before the test. You can return to your usual activities immediately.

Laboratory test are essential element of diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring for every disease.

 


Contact Information

Phone: (632) 525-9191 local 142
Email: pathologylab@amcmanila.org

Clinical Pathology
Elia P. Cabrerra, MD
Chair, Clinical Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Anatomical Pathology
Neila D. Cejudo, MD, FPSP
Chair, Anatomic Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Roengent Dan D. Concepcion, RN, RMT, MBA
Chief Medical Technologist
Phone: 525-9191 local 681


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24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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