Cite this page: Factor VII assay. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/coagulationfactorVIIassay.html. Accessed July 26th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Usually a one stage, prothrombin based assay
- Results distorted by cold activation of factor VII, by variable sensitivity of thromboplastins to activity of factor VII vs. VIIa
- Can also use a chromogenic assay