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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 2: NHLBI Diagnosis Guidelines

Laboratory Recommendations

Limitations of VWF:Lx

Slide 28

June 2011

Finally, what are the limitations of this new VWF activity assay? First: it is not really a biological function assay; therefore it is uncertain if it will pick up all type 2 VWD variants. Finally: whether this new assay can be used to monitor VWF replacement therapy is still under investigation.

Limitations of VWF:Lx


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