A review of the clinical and diagnostic utility of laboratory tests for the detection of congenital thrombophilia

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Abstract

Laboratory tests to detect congenital thrombophilia are frequently requested by clinicians. This review attempts to define (1) whether and to what extent laboratory testing may help clinicians make decisions on patient management, (2) the types of conditions to be investigated, and (3) the types of testing to be performed for each condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-32
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2005

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Keywords

  • Laboratory testing
  • Screening
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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