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Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have von Willebrand disease? If so, which type?
TestEntryNumber 1532
TestName von Willebrand Factor Antigen
Synonyms VWF:Ag; Factor VIII-Related Antigen; FVIII:RAg; FVIII:VWAg; VWAG; VW; VWF Antigen; vwd
IsThisScreeningTest No
PubMedID PMID:18315614,11686101
Comment - vWF circulates in plasma as a series of multimers of variable size
- multimer analysis detects changes in the size distribution of plasma multimers (a qualitative abnormality)
Sensitivity Unknown
Specificity Unknown
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