Clot Retraction Time (CRT)

Clot Retraction Time (CRT)

Clot retraction is the ability of a clot to shrink, signalling that the body is repairing and healing itself. It takes for a clot to retrace is usually between 0 and 2 hours. Platelets play a critical part in the initiation of this process. It directly relationship with platelet count and an inverse relationship with fibrinogen concentration.

Clot retraction is the process by which active platelets apply contractile stresses to the fibrin network of a thrombus, increasing clot density and shrinking clot size over time. This procedure is critical for maintaining blood artery patency and improving clot stability.

Why done? 

The Clot Retraction Time (CRT) Test determines the blood's ability to clot.


You're Lab Technician will give you details about this test.

How does one prepare for the test? 

There is no need to prepare for the test in any way.

Required Documents for CRT OR Clot Retraction Time Test:

Doctor prescription. 
• A valid government ID.

After care: 

Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes. No particular type of care is required.

Cost of Clot Retraction Time (CRT) Test in Delhi: 

The Clot Retraction Time (CRT) Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 



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Clot Retraction Time (CRT) Test (Hematology Test)


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