Laboratory Investigation of Challenging Hemostasis Cases
Description: Laura Worfolk, PhD discusses the investigational approach used from the laboratory medicine perspective to help diagnose a number of challenging hemostasis cases. Presented live at the 2012 Case-Oriented Symposium on Bleeding and Thrombosis in Arlington, VA.
Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
• Identify inhibitor effect on factor assays
• Describe limitations of laboratory testing for lupus anticoagulant
• Discuss laboratory differentiation of FVIII inhibitors from lupus anticoagulant
ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits available through April 13, 2013.