Factor VIII and Functional Protein C Activity in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Series

Ali Tabatabai 1, Joseph Rabin 2, Jay Menaker 2, Ronson Madathil 3, Samuel Galvagno 4, Ashley Menne 5, Jonathan H Chow 4, Alison Grazioli 6, Daniel Herr 1, Kenichi Tanaka 4, Thomas Scalea 2, Michael Mazzeffi 4Affiliations expand PMID: 32539272 PMCID: PMC7242090 DOI: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000001236 Abstract Critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been observed to be hypercoagulable, but the mechanisms for this remain poorly described. Factor VIII is a procoagulant factor that increases during inflammation and is cleaved by activated […]