Procedures for Validation of INR and Local Calibration of PT/INR Systems, 1st Edition
This document describes the use of certified plasmas to enhance performance of the prothrombin time (PT)/International Normalized Ratio (INR) system test; reviews limitations of the INR systems that may occur when a manufacturer-determined ISI is used without local verification or calibration; and provides a rationale for performing local ISI verification with recommendations as to when PT calibration may be indicated. Part I is a detailed, expanded account for manufacturers and Part II is an abbreviated version useful for the clinical laboratory.
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Chairholder: Dorothy M. Adcock, MD
Date of Publication: August 19, 2005
ISBN Number: 1-56238-580-1
Order Code PDF: H54AE
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H54 Additional Details
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