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What does vWFA stand for?

vWFA stands for Von Willebrand Factor (genetics)

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von WILLEBRAND FACTOR (VFE) An EIA for the quantification of human von Willebrand factor antigen in plasma.
ABBREVIATIONS: ELISA = Enzyme Linked Immuno-sorbent Assay; EQA = external quality assurance; LIA = Latex Immuno-Assay; LLS = Lower limit of sensitivity; QAP = Quality Assurance Program; VWD = von Willebrand disease; VWF = von Willebrand Factor; VWF:Act = von Willebrand Factor Activity' (assay); VWF:Ag = von Willebrand Factor Antigen (assay); VWF:CB = von Willebrand Factor collagen binding (assay); VWF:RCo = von Willebrand Factor Ristocetin Cofactor (assay).
Comment: vWD, a bleeding disorder caused by a defect or deficiency of the blood-clotting protein von Willebrand Factor (VWF), is the most comon inherited bleeding disorder, affecting 1%-2% of the population.