Coagulation laboratory tests
Factor VII assay

Topic Completed: 1 June 2012

Revised: 7 January 2019, last major update June 2012

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Cite this page: Parsons J. Factor VII assay. website. Accessed May 29th, 2020.
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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