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Resulting antibodies bind to the heparin-platelet factor 4 complex via their Fab portions, and the Fc portions of these antibodies bind to receptors on the platelet surface resulting in platelet activation.
Prospects The Company expects to launch its HealthTest HPF4 Assay, the first rapid test for heparin-platelet factor 4 antibodies, in mid-2004.
HIT is caused by antibodies to the heparin-platelet factor 4 complex.