mixing study in coagulation
procedure used in analyzing abnormal coagulation studies (elevated PT/PTT), patients' plasma is mixed in a 1:1 ratio with normal plasma. If coagulation studies correct, the patient has a coagulation factor deficiency. If the studies do not correct, the patient has an anticoagulant factor deficiency.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.