Age dependency of coagulation parameters during childhood and puberty.

@article{Appel2012AgeDO,
  title={Age dependency of coagulation parameters during childhood and puberty.},
  author={Inge M. Appel and Bart Grimminck and Jeroen Geerts and Rolinda L. Stigter and Marjon H Cnossen and Albertus B Beishuizen},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={2254-63}
}
BACKGROUND Use of age-adjusted reference values is crucial for correct diagnosis and management of thrombotic and hemorrhagic disease in children. They vary with utilized reagents and analyzers. OBJECTIVES We established reference values with the Sysmex CA-1500 System and in parallel with the Behring BCS System using reagents from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH. METHODS After informed consent, blood samples were obtained from 218 healthy children and 52 healthy adults, grouped… CONTINUE READING