HEMOPHILIA A CARRIER DETECTION

In females the ratio of Factor VIII activity to the level of vWF antigen is used to predict carrier status. Ratios less than 1 identify 95-99% of Hemophilia A carriers.

  • 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 of treating Physician
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 1st & 3rd Mon 11 am; Report Next day
  • Components:
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Sample Report