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ID:937 Collagen Binding Assay
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DescriptionThe Collagen Binding assay [VWF:CB] measures the binding of von Willebrands factor and measures preferentially the high molecular weight (HMW) multimers of VWF. This makes the test useful in distinguishing between type 1 and type 2 von Willebrands disease.
IndicationThis test is usually requested by a medical haematologist as part of a further investigationof patients with von Willebrands disease.
Additional InfoThe test is performed at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital Haemostasis lab, Sheffield.
Concurrent TestsVW Screen & VW Multimers
Dietary Requirements

InterpretationIndividual tests reported against a normal range

Ref. Range (Male)0.49 - 1.32
Ref. Range (Female)0.49 - 1.32
Ref. Range (Paed)0.49 - 1.32
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsiu/mL

Other Help:National Laboratory Medicine Handbook

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT30 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT30 days
Turnround CommentReferred Test - Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 21/05/2022 09:57:21. Published By BD on 21/05/2020 09:57:21.