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Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APLAS-1) Testing

Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APLAS-1) testing is a panel of blood tests that evaluates for the presence of antibodies against phospholipids, which are fats that play a crucial role in the formation of cell membranes. The presence of these antibodies can indicate an autoimmune disorder, known as Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS), where the immune system mistakenly targets phospholipids, leading to an increased risk of blood clot formation.


  • Profile Name: Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APLAS-1) Testing
  • Sample Type: Blood
  • Preparations Required: No special preparation is needed for this test.
  • Report Time: Report by Tu 7:00PM and Friday 7:00 PM

APLAS-1 testing involves the evaluation of several components, including the detection of Lupus Anticoagulant through dRVVT (dilute Russell's Viper Venom Time), and the measurement of Cardiolipin and beta2glycoprotein1 antibodies (IgG and IgM types).

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Frequently Asked Questions

APS is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of antibodies against phospholipids, leading to an increased risk of blood clots. Testing is important for diagnosing APS, understanding the cause of unexplained blood clots or recurrent miscarriages, and managing the condition to reduce complications.

No, fasting is not required for this test.

APLAS-1 testing is typically recommended for individuals with unexplained blood clots, recurrent miscarriages, prolonged clotting times, or those who have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder such as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).

APLAS-1 testing measures the levels of antibodies against phospholipids in the blood. Elevated levels of these antibodies can indicate the presence of APS, which can lead to blood clots, complications in pregnancy, and other health issues.

The frequency of APLAS-1 testing depends on individual health conditions and the doctor's recommendations. For individuals diagnosed with APS, regular monitoring may be required.

Normal values can vary depending on the laboratory conducting the test. Generally, low levels of antibodies are considered normal. Your doctor will interpret the results in the context of your medical history.

Various factors can affect the results, including infections, medications, pregnancy, and other autoimmune disorders.

If you have abnormal results, it is advisable to consult a rheumatologist or a hematologist who specializes in blood disorders.

Treatment for APS usually involves medications that prevent blood clots, such as anticoagulants. Managing underlying autoimmune disorders and monitoring patients' conditions closely are also essential aspects of treatment.

Yes, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, such as regular physical activity, balanced diet, and quitting smoking, can be beneficial in managing APS and reducing the risk of blood clots.

APS cannot be cured, but with proper management and treatment, the risks and complications associated with APS can be minimized.

APS is not necessarily a genetic condition, but individuals with a family history of APS or other autoimmune disorders may be at an increased risk.

APS is a chronic condition, meaning it is lifelong. However, with proper treatment and lifestyle adjustments, individuals with APS can lead active and healthy lives.

Yes, APS can lead to complications in pregnancy such as recurrent miscarriages, preeclampsia, and preterm delivery. Women with APS need close monitoring and management during pregnancy.

While APS itself cannot be prevented, lifestyle modifications and medications can help manage the condition and reduce the risk of complications, such as blood clots.

Understanding Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) and its implications is critical for individuals diagnosed with this autoimmune disorder. Regular monitoring and effective management strategies are vital for minimizing the risks and complications associated with APS. Patients should work closely with their doctor to develop a comprehensive care plan tailored to their specific health needs. Being well-informed and proactive in managing APS can contribute significantly to maintaining a high quality of life.

Anti Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome - APLAS-1 (Lupus Anticoagulant - dRVVT, Cardiolipin IgG & IgM Abs, beta2glycoprotein1 IgG & IgM)
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