Heparin cofactor II activity in plasma during pregnancy and oral contraceptive use

Marwan Massouh, Aminah Jatoi, Erlinda M. Gordon, Oscar D. Ratnoff

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Abstract

Inhibition of thrombin by heparin is mediated by at least two plasma proteins, antithrombin III, and heparin cofactor II. The plasma titer of heparin cofactor II was significantly elevated in both pregnant women and users of oral contraceptives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-699
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine
Volume114
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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