FACTOR VIII FUNCTIONAL / ACTIVITY

This test is useful to evaluate a prolonged APTT. The most common form of Hemophilia is caused by deficiency of Factor VIII. Hemophilia A is an X linked disorder affecting between 1 in 5000 to 10000 males.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is preferred. Give brief clinical history. It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results. Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 11 am; Report Same day
  • Components:
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Sample Report