Cite this page: Parsons JC. Factor VII assay. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/coagulationfactorVIIassay.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2021.
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