Partial Thromboplastin Time Test | PTT Test
Partial Thromboplastin Time test or PTT test helps evaluate blood clotting disorders. Your body produces several different clotting agents if any of them present a problem or is missing it can affect how long it takes a clot to form to stop the bleeding from an injured area.
The PTT look at these agents to see how well they are working.
You may want to order this test if you have a bleeding disorder, if you bruise easily or if you are taking heparin anticoagulant therapy (To monitor).
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: