|factor vii assay||medical dictionary|
A test used to measure the activity of a blood clotting factor VII. This test may be used to evaluate excessive bleeding. Abnormally low factor VII assays may be seen in the following conditions: congenital deficiency of factor VII, fat malabsorption, heparin administration, cirrhosis, vitamin K deficiency and warfarin administration.
(27 Sep 1997)
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