Aspirin resistance

Ref: Khaled Mansour et al. Advances in Hematology Vol 2009; Article ID 937352. 10 pages.

Tests for Platelet function &/or Aspirin resistance:
1) LTA (Light Transmission Aggregometry)
2) Point of care testing: PFA-100 device (Dade Behring, Germany)
3) Point of care testing: VerifyNow-Aspirin (Accumetrics, USA)
Aspirin reaction units > 550 is taken as evidence of Aspirin resistance.
4) Serum Thromboxane B2
5) Urinary 11-dehydro Thromboxane B2

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