Coagulation laboratory tests
Factor VII assay

Author: Jeremy Parsons, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 12 May 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Factor VII assay. website. Accessed October 20th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • 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
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