Journal of Thrombosis and Circulation: Open Access

Journal of Thrombosis and Circulation: Open Access
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ISSN: 2572-9462

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Allagoa DO

Allagoa DO

Nigeria

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  • Research Article
    Hemostasis Status of Some Female Students Before and After Menstruation
    Author(s): Allagoa DO, Eledo BO, Okoro MO and Izah SCAllagoa DO, Eledo BO, Okoro MO and Izah SC

    This study investigated the effect of menstruation on prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time and platelet counts of some female students from a tertiary educational institution in Nigeria. A total of 50 women between 18-27 years of age participated in this study. Blood samples were collected from the participants prior to menstruation and after menstruation. The blood samples were analyzed using standard procedures i.e. Hemostatic Indicators Procedure. Results showed before and after menstruation were in the range of 11-19 sec (mean 14.84 ± 1.63 sec) and 12-17 sec (14.94 ± 1.12 sec) respectively for prothrombin time, 30-49 sec (mean 36.90 ± 4.27 sec) and 32.00-47.00 (mean 36.45 ± 3.64 sec), respectively for activated partial thromboplastin time, and 116-326×109/L (mean 243.36 ± 38.72×109/L) and 249-419×109/L (mean 3.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2572-9462.1000129

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