- Drugs that may produce a decreased result include apronalide, carbenicillin, and plicamycin.
- Platelet count less than 100 × 103/mm3, acetylsalicylic acid therapy, altered fibrinogen/fibrin structure, hypofibrinogenemia, polycythemia or hemoconcentration, and multiple myeloma are conditions in which abnormal clot retraction may occur, limiting the ability to form a valid assessment of platelet function.
- Prompt and proper specimen processing, storage, and analysis are important to achieve accurate results. Specimens received in the laboratory more than 1 hr after collection should be rejected.
Clot Retraction has been found in Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests
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