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66744-4Heparin/Body weight [Mass/mass] in BloodActive

Part Descriptions

LP15998-5   Heparin
Heparin is a highly sulfated glycosaminoglycan widely used as an injectable anticoagulant. It is also used to form an inner anticoagulant surface on various experimental and medical devices such as test tubes and renal dialysis machines. Pharmaceutical grade heparin is commonly derived from mucosal tissues of slaughtered meat animals such as porcine intestine or bovine lung. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Heparin (Wikipedia)

LP15998-5   Heparin
A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Heparin/body weight
Property
MCnt
Time
Pt
System
Bld
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Heparin/BW Bld-mCnt
Display Name
Heparin/Body weight (Bld) [Mass/Mass]
Consumer Name Alpha
Heparin/Body Weight, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
COAG
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.38
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Change Reason
Changed divisor from 'kg body weight' to 'body weight'. The description and units make it clear that it is per kg.
Order vs. Observation
Observation

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
肝素/体重:质量含量:时间点:全血:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
heparine/lichaamsgewicht:massa/massa:moment:bloed:kwantitatief:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Héparine/Poids corporel:Contenu de masse:Temps ponctuel:Sang:Quantitatif:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Héparine/poids corporel:Masse/Masse:Ponctuel:Sang:Numérique:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Eparina/Peso corporeo:MCnt:Pt:Sangue:Qn:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Гепарин/Масса тела:МассСод:ТчкВрм:Кр:Колич:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Heparina/peso corporal:Contenido de masa:Punto temporal:Sangre:Qn:

Example Units

Unit Source
mg/kg Example UCUM Units
mg/kg REGENSTRIEF

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