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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 4: VWF Multimer Analysis

The Role of von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis in Diagnosis

Von Willebrand Disease Testing

Slide 12

July 2011

At the Special Coagulation Laboratory at Mayo Clinic Rochester, we recommend an algorithmic approach to the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease. In this algorithm, called the von Willebrand disease Profile, initial assays for suspected von Willebrand disease include the von Willebrand factor antigen, activity and the FVIII activity. The von Willebrand factor multimer is only performed if indicated.

Von Willebrand Disease Testing


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