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Coagulation

Coagulation laboratory tests

Factor VII assay


Reviewer: Jeremy Parsons, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 June 2012, last major update June 2012
Copyright: (c) 2002-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Usually a one stage, prothrombin based assay
● Results distorted by cold activation of factor VII, by variable sensitivity of thromboplastins to activity of factor VII vs. VIIa
● Can also use a chromogenic assay

Additional references
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Haemostasis 1983;13:161

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