RPTL - Overview: Reptilase Time, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: RPTL    
Reptilase Time, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of a prolonged thrombin time (TT): It is mainly used to confirm or exclude the presence of heparin in the specimen or specimen type


Evaluating hypofibrinogenemia or dysfibrinogenemia in conjunction with the TT and fibrinogen assay

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Clot-Based Assay
Measures conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin clot after addition of reptilase.

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Reptilase Time, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Reptilase Time, Plasma
RT (Reptilase Time)