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Table 1 Participating laboratories with coagulometers, assays and reagents used

From: Variability between laboratories performing coagulation tests with identical platforms: a nationwide evaluation study

Laboratory Platform Extrinsic coagulation factors Intrinsic coagulation factors§ Fibrinogen Factor XIII
   Assay Reagents Assay Reagents Assay Reagents Assay Reagents
A Instrumentation Laboratory ACL Top 700 Clotting test (photometric) Recombi-plastin® Clotting test (photometric) Hemosil® APPT SP Clauss method Hemosil® Fibrinogen-C Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
B Siemens BCS-XP Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Actin® Clauss method Multifibren U Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
C Roche STA-R Clotting test (viscosity) Innovin® Clotting test (viscosity) Actin FS® Clauss method STA® Fibrinogen Latex immunturbidimetry HEXAMATE® FXIII
D Sysmex CA7000 Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Actin® Clauss method Dade® Thrombin n.a. n.a.
E Siemens BCS-XP Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Pathromtin® SL Clauss method Multifibren U Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
F Siemens BCS Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Actin FS® Clauss method Multifibren U Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
G* Sysmex CA1500 Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Actin FS® Clauss method Dade® Thrombin n.a. n.a.
H Siemens BCS-XP Clotting test (photometric) Innovin® Clotting test (photometric) Pathromtin® SL Clauss method Multifibren U Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
I Roche STA-R Clotting test (viscosity) Innovin® Clotting test (viscosity) STA® APPT Clauss method bovine thrombin, Diagnotec AG Kinetic photometric assay Berichrom® FXIII
  1. Random order, not matching with the alphabetical list mentioned above. * Laboratory was excluded from analysis of variability between laboratories because not all tests were available. Laboratory was excluded from analysis of variability between laboratories because of a unique platform. PT, Factors II, V, VII, X. § Factors VIII, IX, XI.