Euglobulin lysis time

Alternative Names

Euglobulin clot lysis; Fibrinolysis/euglobulin lysis; ELT

Definition of Euglobulin lysis time

Euglobulin lysis time (ELT) is a blood test that looks at how fast clots breakdown in the blood.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/2/2009

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