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Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have von Willebrand disease? If so, which type?
TestEntryNumber 665
TestCode MOLT
TestName Misc. Outside Laboratory Test
Synonyms
IsThisScreeningTest No
PubMedID PMID:18315614,11686101
NLMID:101518625,101539022
Comment VWF exon 28 gene analysis, sent to Blood Center of Wisconsin
"- in combination with GP1BA sequencing, VWF exon 28 gene analysis accurately distinguishes vWD type 2B from platelet-type vWD
- exon 28 sequencing may also be useful in challenging cases of type 2 disease (detects most 2B and 2M mutations)"
Sensitivity Unknown
Specificity Unknown
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