Ristocetin Cofactor

The Ristocetin Cofactor test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

von Willebrand Disease is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder. von Willebrand Factor is necessary for platelet adhesion to injured endothelium. Ristocetin cofactor is useful in assessing binding of von Willebrand Factor to platelet factor GP1b. When combined with other tests, results are useful in categorizing the type of von Willebrand Disease.

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Vwf: Ristocetin Co-Factor