For our October, 2018 Quick Question we asked, "For lupus anticoagulant testing, how do you express the DRVVT screen and confirm results?" Here are the answers from 36 respondents:
Posts - Thrombophilia
Oct 30, 2018 9:53am
Oct 8, 2018 7:28am
Thanks to my friend and colleague Gordon Ens, Inflammatory Markers Laboratory, for the heads-up on this August 31, 2018 Cleveland HeartLab article, Aspirin for the Heart, One Dose Doesn't Fit
Oct 2, 2018 6:31am
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute agree that the lupus anticoagulant (LAC ) test profile should employ two testing platforms, and both recommend, among other choices, an assay based upon the dilute Russell viper venom time (DRVVT ) and a second assay based on the PTT.
Sep 5, 2018 4:33pm
Geoffrey Wool, MD, PhD, Associate Director of Coagulation at the University of Chicago Medical Center Laboratory, provided an excellent Webinar, "Lupus Anticoagulant Testing: Managing Interferences and Optimizing Quality" on the Labroots provider site.