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Von willebrands factor

This is an important test that is used to diagnose von Willebrand disease.

Venous blood
3 tests included
7 days turnaround

£200.00

£179.00

About Von willebrands factor

What is von Willebrand factor?

Von Willebrand factor is a component of blood that helps to form clots during bleeding. Some individuals have a genetic condition which results in low levels of von Willebrand factor in their blood, reducing the speed of clotting in response to damage. This disease is called von Willebrand disease (VWD), there is no cure for the disorder but sufferers can typically live normal lives with medication and lifestyle adjustment. Symptoms of VWD include; bruising easily, frequent nosebleeds, bleeding from gums, excessive bleeding from cuts and generally increased times for bleeding to stop. In women, it can affect periods and bleeding during childbirth.

Why take the test?

This test measures the level of von Willebrand factor in the blood. It is used to diagnose von Willebrand disease.

 

What's tested

Clotting Status

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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