The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.
Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.
A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.
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4.5 mL blood added to 0.5 mL citrate.
Immunoassay (EIA; ELISA) with measure of binding of VWFAg to collagen-coated microtitre plates. Abbreviated VWF:CB.
Refer to the laboratory. Generally 50-200% of the level in pooled normal plasma (guide only).
Additional functional VWF complementary to the ristocetin cofactor assay in the investigation of a possible bleeding disorder: diagnosis of von Willebrand disease and its variant forms.
See von Willebrand factor (Ristocetin cofactor, VWF:RCo) and von Willebrand factor multimer.
Generally performed in conjunction with other tests and not performed or interpreted in isolation.
See also von Willebrand disease testing; von Willebrand factor Ag and Ristocetin cofactor.
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