Protein C (PC)*

Assay of coagulation PC in plasma helps for the diagnosis of congenital or acquired PC deficiencies.
Acquired deficiencies are observed in hepatic diseases, during VKA therapy or in Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC).
Congenital deficiencies can be quantitative (Type I) or qualitative (Type II) and are associated with recurrent venous thromboses.
Congenital or acquired PC deficiency is a risk factor for venous thrombosis.


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