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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 currently referred to the haemostasis laboratory in Sheffield
Concurrent TestsVW Screen & VW Multimers
Dietary Requirements
Interpretation

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions2 Citrate tubes filled to line please
Min. Vol2x Citrate Samples to line
Freq.

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
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT30 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT30 days
Turnround CommentReferred Test

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 19/12/2018 14:09:32. Published By RJAR on 19/12/2017 14:09:32.