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PT

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for PORTUGAL.

PT

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Portuguese Republic. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Portuguese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Portugal. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Portugal. Each subdivision has its own code with the prefix "PT." For example, the code for the District of Porto is ISO 3166-2:PT-13.
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Two patients, one 42-year-old female and another 60-year-old male, whose prothrombin time were not recordable in first reporting eventually died.
Treatment with NAC, however, triggers an impaired coagulation cascade, which is the reason why prothrombin time was assessed in this study.
Our patient gave a history of alcohol abuse, which may cause a prolonged prothrombin time due to both liver disease and vitamin K deficiency.
Prothrombin Time and Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time among type 2 non-insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus.
Using the international normalized ratio to standardize prothrombin time.
Changes in parameters of hemostasis, such as, prolongation of prothrombin time and thrombin clotting time were registered in oil and gas facility workmen exposed to a combination of health hazards.
Prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time tests of smokers and non-smokers did not significantly vary based on their age and sex (tables 3 and 4).
Postoperative changes in prothrombin time following hepatic resection: implications for perioperative analgesia.
The INR value is calculated from the prothrombin time and Inter national Sensitivity Index, which indicates the sensitivity of the thromboplastin used in the assay and limits interlaboratory discrepancies in prothrombin time (Beeser, 1988).
Although peak serum iron level (340 [micro]g/dL) was significantly lower than that reported to cause hepatotoxicity (>1,700 [micro]g/dL), rapid and significant elevations in aminotransferases (>4,000 U/L), total bilirubin (5 mg/dL), and prothrombin time (50 seconds) occurred within 48 hours.
This is important because you wont pic up problems with gingo with prothrombin time or partial thromboplastin time testing.

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