This test is used to help diagnose Antiphospholipid syndrome and to identify the causes of unexplained thrombosis or recurrent miscarriages. This testing may be ordered when a person has signs and symptoms suggestive of a blood clot such as pain and swelling in the extremities, shortness of breath, and headaches.
This Test Includes
Anti Phospholipid IgG Antibody
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
When you have an unexplained prolonged PTT test; when you have had recurrent unexplained blood clots; when you have had recurrent miscarriages, especially in the second and third trimesters.
What is this test
Anti Phospholipid Antibody IgG helps to investigate the presence of blood clots or an unexpectedly prolonged PTT (partial thromboplastin time), especially if you have had recurrent miscarriages; as part of an evaluation for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).