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- Hemophilia A
- Factor Activity Assays
- Lab Interference
- Hemophilia B
- Which is true of a patient who has a prolonged aPTT and a factor VIII activity assay of <5%?
- Emicizumab is relevant to the lab for which of the following reasons?
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
- Measuring Fibrinolysis
- What is DIC?
- Diagnosing Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
- Lab Results in DIC
- Which of the following would NOT be expected in a patient with DIC?
- Which of the following is true concerning fibrinolysis?
- Hypercoagulable Conditions
- Von Willebrand's Disease
- Lupus Anticoagulant
- What is a Lupus Anticoagulant (LAC)?
- APS versus LAC
- Testing for LAC
- A dRVVT that corrects with normal donor plasma suggests:
- Antiphospholipid syndrome is a hyper-coagulable state caused by the presence of antibodies against phospholipids or phospholipid-binding proteins.
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Medical laboratory scientists, medical laboratory technicians, students, and those interested in reviewing the fundamentals of coagulation.
Author information: Kevin F. Foley, PhD, DABCC, MT, SC is the director of clinical pathology for the Kaiser Permanente Northwest region. He also teaches clinical chemistry at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Foley earned his PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at East Carolina School of Medicine in North Carolina. He recieved a PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology from Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC. He has been working in laboratory medicine for over 15 years, starting his career as a medical technologist.
Rory Huschka, M. Ed., M(LSASCP), has over 20 years of experience as a medical technologist, technical supervisor, professor, and manager. He is the former Director of Clinical Laboratory Science and Medical Laboratory Technician Programs at Brookline College. He is currently a Program Director at MediaLab, Inc. Rory holds a BS degree in Medical Technology from North Dakota State University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Argosy University.
Laurie Bjerklie, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM is
currently a Content Developer for MediaLab and LabCE. She earned a B.S. in
Medical Laboratory Science from the University of North Dakota
and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Xavier
University. She has over 15 years of experience in higher
education and has held faculty positions in both MLT and MLS
programs. She most recently served as the Program Manager of Medical
Laboratory Science at Saint Louis University.