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Journal February 2011 (Vol 33, No 2)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

The Link Between Inflammation and Coagulation: Influence on the Interpretation of Diagnostic Laboratory Tests by Teresa Cheng , DVM, MSc, DACVECC, Karol A. Mathews , DVM, DVSc, DACVECC, Anthony C. G. Abrams-Ogg , DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, Darren Wood , DVM, DVSc, DACVP

1. Inflammation and coagulation are associated through
2. What is the effect of inflammatory cytokines on platelets?
3. Inflammatory mediators initiate coagulation by
4. Inflammatory cytokines downregulate the protein C pathway by inhibiting
5. Inflammation impairs fibrinolysis through
6. __________ samples are unacceptable for use in hemostatic tests.
7. Recent research suggests that the ACT may be able to indicate disorders of the __________ in addition to its established utility.
8. Acquired antithrombin deficiencies can occur with
9. Elevated D-dimer concentrations can be caused by
10. Elevated fibrinogen concentrations in animals may be attributed to
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