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Case Study One, continued

After reviewing the results, it is apparent that this patient has a factor deficiency.

The initial PT test was prolonged, while the aPTT test was not. With this in mind, the laboratory professional can narrow the possible factors that may be deficient in order to decide which additional studies may need to be performed to confirm the diagnosis.