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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 3: VWF Activity Assay

A New von Willebrand Factor Activity Assay and Testing Algorithm


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June 2011

Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussions of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our speaker for this program is Dong Chen, MD, PhD, Co-director of the Special Coagulation Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Chen will describe the newly implemented von Willebrand factor activity assay and its use in the laboratory diagnosis of von Willebrand disease.

Thank you for tuning in for this series regarding von Willebrand Disease laboratory testing. Today, I will discuss our newly implemented automated latex particle-enhanced immunoturbidimetric von Willebrand factor activity assay, or VWF latex activity in short.



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