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Ristocetin Cofactor Assay

£199

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Key benefits

1

Accurate tests
from accredited laboratories

2

Easy-to-use
test kits you can do at home

3

Confidential results
provided securely online

4

Qualified doctors
will interpret your results

Ristocetin Cofactor Assay

About this test

A Ristocetin Cofactor test helps evaluate the functioning of a protein that helps blood to clot.

The ristocetin cofactor test is the primary assay used to diagnose von Willebrand disease as it measures plasma von Willebrand factor activity.

The ristocetin cofactor test is usually performed together with the von Willebrand factor antigen and the factor VIII activity assay, forming the von Willebrand disease profile.

Von Willebrand factor is involved in the early stages of blood clotting. As the platelets gather at the injury site, vWF acts like glue, helping them stick together to stop the bleeding.

How it works

Collect Sample

We send you an easy-to-use kit to collect your blood sample.

Post Sample

Post your sample to our lab in the prepaid envelope provided.

View Results

View results securely in your own personal dashboard.

Important Information

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.

Laboratory appointment in London

Your Blood sample will be analysed at our chosen laboratory based in the heart of London's medical district. You can be assured of fast, accurate results from the UK's largest independent provider of clinical diagnostic tests

Private laboratory analysis

Your blood sample will be analysed at one of our chosen laboratories. You can be assured of fast, accurate results from one of our accredited independent providers of clinical diagnostic tests.

Interpretation of results

Our medical team will comment on out-of-range blood test results and give you follow-up advice where necessary. If you need it, a PDF copy of your Ristocetin Cofactor Assay test results can be downloaded for your doctor.

Secure online account with mymedichecks.com

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Health and Lifestyle tracker

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