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ID:905 Adams TS13 Assay
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DescriptionAdams TS13 cleaves Von Willebrands factor into smaller multimers. A deficiency of inhibition of Adams TS13 activity leads to very large Von Willebrands multimers being released into the circulation. These activate platelets causing aggregation and the formation of micro-thrombi. The poor prognosis associated with TTP requires early, accurate diagnosis
Indication To investigate Thrombotic Thrombocytopaenic Purpura (TTP)
Additional Info Also known as Von Willebrands cleaving protease
Concurrent TestsCoagulation screen, FBC
Dietary RequirementsNone

InterpretationReported against a normal range

Ref. Range (Male)52 - 130
Ref. Range (Female) 52 - 130
Ref. Range (Paed) 52 - 130
Ref. Range Notes
Units%

Other Help:National Laboratory Medicine Handbook

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentThis test is referred elsewhere.
Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 15/03/2019 14:45:21. Published By RJAR on 15/03/2018 14:45:21.