Mobile Site ›

Clopidogrel Platelet Function Tests

Caveats and Controversies



Subscribe

Receive notification when new Hot Topics are published:

PFA-100

Slide 18

December 2011

The PFA-100 is designed to measure platelet adhesion and aggregation under high shear conditions, mimicking injured endothelium. The time necessary to block a membrane coated in either collagen and epinephrine or collagen and ADP is measured and called the closure time. The collagen/ADP cartridge would be the one used for P2Y12 antagonist testing.

PFA-100

 


Jump to section:


Key