Glossary of Abbreviations

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b2 glycoprotein 1 b2GP1
11-dehydrothromboxane B2 11-DOH
24-hour frozen plasma 24P
A disintegrin-like and metalloprotease domain with thrombospondin motifs ADAMTS
Activated partial thromboplastin time APTT, PTT
Activated protein C APC
Activated protein C resistance APCR
Acute myocardial infarction AMI
Adenosine diphosphate ADP
Adenosine triphosphate ATP
Anti-cardiolipin antibody ACA
Anti-phospholipid antibody APL
Aspirin; acetyl salicylic acid ASA
Atrial fibrillation AFIB
Bernard-Soulier syndrome BSS
Bleeding time BT
Cerebrovascular accident CVA
Coronary artery bypass graft CABG
D-dimer D-D
Deep venous thrombosis DVT
Dense tubular system DTS
Desamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin, desmopressin DDAVP
Dilute Russell viper venom time dRVVT
Direct thrombin inhibitor DTI
Disseminated intravascular coagulation DIC
Ecarin clotting time ECT
Endothelial cell EC
Enzyme immunoassay EIA
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISA
Factor V Leiden mutation FVL
Factor VIII coagulant activity FVIII:C
Factor VIII inhibitor bypassing activity FEIBA
Factor VIII related antigen (VWF-related antigen) FVIIIR:Ag
Fibrin (ogen) degradation products FDP
Fibrin (ogen) split products FSP
Fibrinogen Fg
Fibroblast FB
Fresh frozen plasma FFP
Glanzmann thrombasthenia GT
Glycoprotein Ib GP Ib
Glycoprotein IIb GP IIb
Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa GP IIb/IIIa
Glycoprotein V GP V
Glycoprotein IX GP IX
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis HIT, HITT
High molecular weight kininogen (Fitzgerald factor) HMWK
Homocysteine HCY
Hormone replacement therapy HRT
Human platelet antigen HPA, PLA
Immune thrombocytopenic purpura ITP
Interleukin IL
International normalized ratio INR
International reference preparation IRP
International sensitivity index ISI
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis ISTH
Intracranial hemorrhage ICH
Intramuscular IM
Intravascular IV
Intravenous immunoglobulin IVIg
Latex immunoassay LIA
Low molecular weight heparin LMWH
Lupus anticoagulant LA, LAC
Myeloproliferative disorder MPD
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenic purpura NATP
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDS
Normal plasma NP
Open canalicular system OCS
Oral anticoagulant therapy OAT
Oral contraceptive OC, OCR
Percutaneous coronary intervention PCI
Peripheral artery disease PAD
Peripheral artery occlusion PAO
Phospholipase A2 PLA2
Phospholipase C PLC
Plasmin-antiplasmin PAP
Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 PAI-1
Platelet PLT
Platelet factor 4 PF4
Platelet function analyzer PFA
Platelet-endothelial cell adhesion molecule PECAM
Platelet-free plasma PFP
Platelet-poor plasma PPP
Platelet-rich plasma PRP
Pooled normal plasma PNP
Post-transfusion purpura PTP
Prekallikrein (Fletcher factor) PK
Prostaglandin PG
Protein C PC
Protein S PS
Proteins in vitamin K antagonism PIVKA
Prothrombin complex concentrate PCC
Prothrombin fragment 1+2 or 1.2 PF 1+2, 1.2
Prothrombin time (protime) PT
Prothrombin time ratio PTR
Pulmonary embolism PE
Red blood cell RBC
Ristocetin-induced platelet aggregation RIPA
Russell viper venom time RVVT
Serine protease inhibitor SERPIN
Smooth muscle cell SMC
Solid-phase red blood cell agglutination assay SPRCA
Staphylokinase SAK
Streptokinase SK
Subcutaneous SC, SQ
Thrombin activated fibrinolysis inhibitor TAFI
Thrombin clotting time TCT, TT
Thrombin-antithrombin TAT
Thrombomodulin TM
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura TTP
Thromboxane A2 TXA2
Thromboxane B2 TXB2
Tissue factor TF
Tissue plasminogen activator TPA
Transient ischemic attack TIA
Tumor necrosis factor TNF
Unfractionated (standard) heparin UFH
Unstable angina UA
Urokinase UK
Venous thromboembolism VTE
Vitamin K antagonist VKA
von Willebrand disease VWD
von Willebrand factor VWF
von Willebrand factor activity VWF:Ac
von Willebrand factor antigen VWF:Ag
von Willebrand factor collagen binding activity VWF:CBA
von Willebrand factor ristocetin cofactor activity VWF:RCo
White blood cell WBC

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