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.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
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. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
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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