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Join us for 'Tea with Tom' with Dr Tom Exner. These are casual, morning-tea time informative talks about the history of developments in research of thrombosis and haemostasis.

Tea with Tom - 7 - Christmas Factor / Factor IX

Coagulation expert Dr Tom Exner talks about the discovery and history of Factor IX. A deficiency of Factor IX is also known as Haemophilia B. Tis the season, as CSL have recently had FDA approval for their $3.5 million per shot gene-therapy treatment for Haemophilia B. Learn more about it in our youtube!

Tea with Tom - 6 - Heparin Neutralization & HRRS

Dr Thomas Exner talks about the problem of Heparin contamination in APTT testing. A previous study (link below) showed that heparin was responsible for 39% of unexpectedly prolonged APTT tests in patient samples where the patient was not taking heparin (or warfarin). Haematex offers HRRS/Antihepca for neutralizing heparin. It replaces the usual M/40 calcium chloride solution in APTT and KCT tests to virtually eliminate the effect of unfractionated heparin concentrations up to 1 u/ml in normal plasma.

‍Link to study: https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/104.4.447

Tea with Tom - 5 - Introduction to Snakes

From the Russell's Viper from India, to the Eastern Copperhead from North America, there are many snakes which produce venoms which are significant to the coagulation laboratory. Come join us for Tea with Tom, in our latest episode we introduce some of these herpetological heroes!

Tea with Tom - 4 - The Lupus Paradox

In this episode of Tea with Tom, Dr Tom Exner from Haematex discusses the Lupus Anticoagulant Paradox.

Tea with Tom - 3 - DOAC-Stop Sample Offer™

In this episode of Tea with Tom, Haematex would like to offer you an opportunity to evaluate the performance of DOAC-Stop™ with our free sample pack.

Tea with Tom - 2 - APTT

For our second installation of Tea with Tom we find out about the history of the APTT (Activated Partial Thromboplastin Clotting Time) Test with Dr Thomas Exner.

Tea with Tom - 1 - Thrombosis

Do you want to know more about thrombosis? Dr. THOMAS EXNER explains thrombosis, the detection techniques and diagnostic tests available and more. Join us for the first ever "Tea with Tom".

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