Stypven time test


Stypven time test
a prothrombin test similar to the (one-stage) prothrombin time, but performed with Russell's viper venom (Stypven) as the thromboplastic agent; useful in defining deficiencies of blood coagulation factor X. Called also Russell's viper venom t. or time and Stypven time.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • time — 1. That relation of events which is expressed by the terms past, present, and future, and measured by units such as minutes, hours, days, months, or years. 2. A certain period during which something definite or determined is done. SYN: tempus (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Russell viper venom time — Stypven time test …   Medical dictionary

  • Russell's viper venom test — Stypven time t …   Medical dictionary


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