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What labs do you check when measuring protein C activity?

Protein C functional assay
PT to ensure that vitamin K deficiency is not present (can lead to false positives)


What labs do you check for dysfibrinogenemia?

The thrombin time (prolonged by heparin) or the reptilase time (unaffected by heparin)
Confirm with the fibrinogen antigen test