Elevated plasma tissue factor antigen level in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation.

The plasma tissue factor (TF) antigen level was measured in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). The plasma TF antigen was detected in normal volunteers, and it was significantly higher in DIC patients than in non-DIC patients. However, in some patients with DIC, the plasma TF antigen level was within the normal range. The plasma TF… (More)