Concentrations of von Willebrand factor in diabetesBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.642 (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:642
Did authors measure serum or plasma concentrations?
- Beverley J Hunt
- Consultant haematologist Guy's and St Thomas's Trust, London SE1 7EH
EDITOR,—J-W Chen and colleagues' short report on concentrations of von Willebrand factor in diabetic patients contains a glaring error that could invalidate all their findings: it states that the authors measured serum, not plasma, concentrations of von Willebrand factor.1 “Serum concentrations of von Willebrand factor” are mentioned …