Tip 103: normal coagulation

Values for coagulation parameters are dependant on the gestational and postnatal age.

In both preterm and term infants, most haemostatic parameters are at adult values at 6 months of age (i.e. preterm infants have accelerated maturation).

Reference: Guideline for the investigation and management of neonatal haemostasis and thrombosis, 2002. British Journal of Haematology; 119: 295-309.

First published: 08/05/2014

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