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Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have von Willebrand disease? If so, which type?
TestEntryNumber 122
TestCode BT
TestName Miscellaneous Outside Laboratory Test
Synonyms
IsThisScreeningTest No
PubMedID PMID:18315614,11686101
NLMID:101518625,101539022
Comment - global test of primary hemostasis
- high analytic variability, insufficiently sensitive/specific for vWD
- not recommended for vWD screening
Sensitivity low
Specificity low
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