Test and retest – the key to correct diagnosis of VWD types

Repeat testing is key to reducing errors in the identification of types of von Willebrand disease (VWD), in particular Type 2M, says a leading researcher. A new study published in Haemophilia particularly highlighted the “considerably greater difficulty” laboratories had in identifying Type 2M VWD. They correctly identified T2M VWD on average only 29.4% of occasions, with a significant ...

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