Cross-laboratory audit of normal reference ranges and assessment of ABO blood group, gender and age on detected levels of plasma coagulation factors.

@article{Favaloro2005CrosslaboratoryAO,
  title={Cross-laboratory audit of normal reference ranges and assessment of ABO blood group, gender and age on detected levels of plasma coagulation factors.},
  author={Emmanuel J Favaloro and S. Soltani and Jane Mcdonald and Ella Grezchnik and Leanne Easton},
  journal={Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={597-605}
}
We have assessed the influence of the ABO blood group, gender and age on plasma levels of the coagulation factors II, V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XII as part of a quality audit of laboratory activities. There was no statistically significant difference in gender donor age (total normal donors: n = 406, mean/median age = 46.0/47.0 years, range = 16-77 years… CONTINUE READING