Prothrombin time blood test
The Prothrombin Time (PT) blood test is commonly used to assess the effectiveness of anticoagulant medications, such as warfarin, and to monitor patients on these medications. It is also used to investigate unexplained bleeding, assess liver function, and diagnose certain inherited and acquired bleeding disorders.
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