This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
Join Mailing List   |   Jobs   |   Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join
News & Press: Opportunities for Participation

Participate in the Calibration of ISTH/SSC Secondary Coagulation Standard for VWF Binding to GPlb

Tuesday, June 26, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Luke Blount
Share |
The ISTH/SSC Secondary Coagulation Standard has been developed to promote harmonization in the calibration of commercial reference plasmas for over 20 coagulation-related analytes. See here

Calibration of the ISTH/SSC Secondary Coagulation Standard for methods related to VWF binding to GPIb is underway. Join a collaborative study to assign values for the conventional ristocetin cofactor method (VWF:RCo) and the recombinant GPIb-binding methods - both ristocetin-dependent (VWF:GPIbR) or using a gain-of-function mutant GPIb (VWF:GPIbM). The study involves four independent assays comparing the Secondary Coagulation Standard (Lots #4 and #5) relative to the WHO 6th IS Factor VIII/von Willebrand factor, plasma (07/316). View the study protocol.

If you would like to participate please contact Craig Thelwell at the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, UK (craig.thelwell@nibsc.org).

Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal