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The viscosity is measured with a Sonoclot Coagulation Analyzer (Sienco, Inc., Wheat Ridge, CO). The instrument measures the power required to oscillate a probe at a constant rate. The increased power required in sera with increased viscosity is calibrated by standards of known viscosity.(Chandler WL, Schmer S: Evaluation of a new dynamic viscometer for measuring the viscosity of whole blood and plasma. Clin Chem 1986;32/3:505-507)
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