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What causes increased FDPs (fibrin degredation products)?
Liver disease: FDPs are normally removed by liver;
Increased intravascular coagulation
Which Factors require Vitamin K?
2, 7, 9, 10
What is the significance of an increased ACT (activated clotting time)?
Intrinsic or common pathway deficiencies or PLATELET #/function abnormalities.
What is the significance of increased aPTT?
Intrinsic or common pathway deficiency
What is the significance of increased OSPT?
Factor 7 or common pathway deficiency.
What is the significance of a prolonged bleeding time?
Abnormal # or function of platelets
CZS: VWf dz, aspirin tx
What does the liver have to do with hemostatic defects?
Most coagulation factors are globulins produced in the liver, therefore liver disease = decreased production or decreased clearance of proteins (inc FDPs)
What are the feline blood types?
A (99%), B (us purebreds), AB (rare):
Cats with type B have anti-A antibodies, the opposite is not true (so an A cat CAN get B blood)
Canine blood types
Dogs have 6 major blood types and a universal donor is DEA 1.1, 1.2 and 7 NEGATIVE and DEA 4 POSITIVE.