Lab

Bleeding Time

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Bleeding Time

  • Normal
  1. Range: 2 to 9.5 minutes
  • Indications
  1. Bleeding Disorder (replaced by other tests)
  • Causes
  • Increased Bleeding Time
  1. Thrombocytopenia
  2. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
  3. Platelet disorders
    1. Bernard-Soulier
    2. Glanzmann's
  4. Capillary wall abnormalities
  5. Von Willebrand's Disease
  6. Medications
    1. Aspirin
    2. Warfarin (Coumadin)
    3. NSAIDs
    4. Streptokinase
    5. Urokinase
    6. Dextran
    7. Beta-lactamase antibiotics
    8. Moxalactam