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ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have von Willebrand disease? If so, which type?
TestEntryNumber 665
TestCode MOLT
TestName Misc. Outside Laboratory Test
IsThisScreeningTest No
PubMedID PMID:18315614,11686101
Comment GP1BA gene analysis
- in combination with VWF exon 28 sequencing, GP1BA gene analysis accurately distinguishes vWD type 2B from platelet-type vWD
- exon 28 sequencing may also be useful in challenging cases of type 2 disease (detects most 2B and 2M mutations)
Sensitivity Unknown
Specificity Unknown
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