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Test ID: VWFM2    
von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis, Plasma

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NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Subtyping of von Willebrand factor (VWF):

-When results of complementary laboratory tests (eg, F8A / Coagulation Factor VIII Activity Assay, Plasma; VWFX / von Willebrand Activity, Plasma; and VWAG / von Willebrand Factor Antigen, Plasma) are abnormally low or discordant.

-This test is primarily used to identify variants of type 2 VWF.

-As an aid determining appropriate treatment

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Agarose Gel Electrophoresis/Infrared Dye-Labeled Antibody Detection

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

von Willebrand Factor Multimer, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Polymers, Von Willebrand Factor
Von Willebrand Protein Polymers sDS Gel, Plasma
VWF Mult Anal - Off hours order 399