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Preparation of Platelet Poor Plasma for Special Coagulation Testing

Check for Clots

Slide 14

October 2008

Pour residual plasma and cells onto the gauze. Observe for clots. Clots will appear as red globular clumps that sit on top of the gauze, the buffy coat will be white and disc like and can be pushed into the gauze. Reject any specimens that contain any clots found in this manner.

Check for Clots


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