Coagulation laboratory tests

Factor VII assay

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Minor changes: 17 September 2020

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PubMed Search: Factor VII assay

Jeremy C. Parsons, M.D.
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Cite this page: Parsons JC. Factor VII assay. website. Accessed October 20th, 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
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