Here is an informative December 2020 CAP Today article, "Digging Into Drug’s Effect on aPTT-based Assays" [click] by staff writer Amy Carpenter Aquino.
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Jan 12, 2021 7:07pm
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Today, 1-12-21, the World Federation of Hemophilia elearning service [click] published their an update series of von Willebrand disease diagnosis and management guidelines in Blood Advances 2021; 5; DOI 10.1182/bloodadvances.2020003264.
Jan 11, 2021 4:05pm
From Ann Helen: Can you trust results of PTT and factor VIII in umbilical cord blood? It seems as if it is usual to draw umbilical cord blood from newborns when the mother is a known carrier of Hemophilia A. Can you trust a high APTT and a low factor VIII in such a sample? Kind regards.