Asked by Kimberly Fernandez on Mar 10, 2024

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Normal prothrombin time (PT) is ____.

A) 11 to 15 seconds
B) 30 50 60 seconds
C) 2 to 7 minutes
D) 8 to 10 minutes
E) 30 to 45 minutes

Prothrombin Time

A blood test that measures how long it takes blood to clot, used to assess the efficiency of the clotting mechanism.

Seconds

The basic unit of time in the International System of Units (SI), equivalent to 1/60th of a minute.

  • Familiarize oneself with the relevance and typical intervals for several diagnostic evaluations like hemoglobin A1c, BUN, PT.
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Talia Rivera

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
A
Explanation :
Normal prothrombin time (PT) ranges from 11 to 15 seconds, depending on the testing method. PT measures the time it takes for blood to clot and is used to evaluate the blood's ability to clot properly.