Coagulation Disorders

Rajiv Pruthi, M.B.B.S., gives an overview of this testing available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing compares to previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • June 3, 2020

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Rajiv Pruthi, M.B.B.S., will discuss different types of hemophilia along with their pathologic basis. He will also cover various types of factor assays such as one stage and chromogenic factor assays for diagnosis and their role in management of hemophilia.

By MCL Education • March 28, 2019

In this months "Hot Topic," Christopher Desens, MLS(ASCP) discusses the preparation of platelet-poor plasma for coagulation testing.

By MCL Education • September 17, 2017

In this month’s "Hot Topic," Ariela Marshall, M.D., provides an overview of venous thromboembolism in the pregnant population, including its risk factors, treatment, and prevention.

By Ariela Marshall • July 17, 2017

In this “Hot Topic,” William Nichols, M.D., presents a case study that demonstrates how pre- and postanalytic variables of the patient and blood samples can have confounding effects on the laboratory evaluation of coagulation disorders.

By MCL Education • October 17, 2016

In this "Hot Topic," Dong Chen, M.D., Ph.D., describes how flow cytometry, electron micrographic study, and molecular testing are used to diagnose platelet function disorders.

By MCL Education • November 16, 2015