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Also known as: TT; Thrombin Clotting Time
Formal name: Thrombin Time

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Sources Used in Current Review

Teruya, J., et al (Updated 2014 January 30). Thrombin Time. Medscape. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2086278-overview#showall through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed April 2014.

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Sources Used in Previous Reviews

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(Updated 2009 September 18). Thrombin Time [CO004600]. Massachusetts General Hospital, Pathology Service [On-line information]. Available online at http://www2.massgeneral.org/pathology/coagbook/CO004600.htm through http://www2.massgeneral.org. Accessed July 2010.

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