This test is used to help investigate the cause of a blood clot and to evaluate a prolonged partial thromboplastin time (PTT). It is also used to help determine the cause of recurrent miscarriages, or as part of an evaluation for antiphospholipid syndrome.
Those who have had signs and symptoms of a blood clot in a vein or artery; Those who have a prolonged PTT test; Women who have experienced recurrent miscarriages.
Patients on heparin or heparin substitute (such as hirudin, danaparoid, or argatroban) anticoagulation therapy may have false-positive results for lupus antibodies but those on warfarin (coumadin) anticoagulant therapy should not.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.