Coagulation Laboratory

Coagulation Laboratory FAQ

Coagulation Laboratory

Coagulation Laboratory

Q: My APCr (Activated Protein C Resistance) result has a comment Suggest DNA test. What test should I order?
A: You should order the Factor V Leiden Mutation.

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Q: How should I interpret the molecular test result as related to hypercoagulability?
A: A positive (heterozygous or homozygous) Factor V Leiden Mutation result increases the likelihood of hypercoagulability.

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Q: How long will it take to get my results?
A: The turnaround time for test results depends on the frequency with which testing is performed as well as the method for result delivery to the client/physician.  Please check the test menu for availability.

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Q: Is there any special preparation I need to have this blood test? i.e. fasting, etc.
A: No, there is no special preparation for any of our blood tests, however it should be noted if you're taking any aspirin or aspirin-related medications, heparin or coumadin/warfarin as these will affect the interpretation of your results.

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