Protein C - Plasma

Protein C - Plasma

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This test is used to measure the levels of Protein C, a substance which prevents the formation of blood clot in the blood vessels.

This Test Includes

Protein C

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Protein C - Plasma

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

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

The test is required to evaluate and measure the protein concentration in the blood if blood clotting time is found to be higher than normal. Symptoms due to an unchecked blood clot can be tenderness, edema, sepsis, deep blue color and purple skin in infants.

What is this test

Protein C test as the name suggests, is a protein present in the blood that helps in controlling blood clot formation. This test involves measurement of Protein C in the blood to evaluate if they are functioning well.