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Lupus Anticoagulant Screen (PTT-LA Method)

The Lupus Anticoagulant Screen, conducted using the PTT-LA (Partial Thromboplastin Time - Lupus Anticoagulant) Method, detects lupus anticoagulants, antibodies linked to increased blood clotting in antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). These antibodies, associated with lupus initially, don't always indicate lupus but can appear in other autoimmune conditions, infections, cancers, and specific medications.

  • Test NameLupus Anticoagulant Screen (PTT-LA Method)
  • Sample TypeBlood
  • Preparations RequiredNo specific preparation required for this test.
  • Report Time6 hours

If the Lupus Anticoagulant Screen is positive, it indicates the likely presence of these antibodies, while a negative result suggests their absence. In cases of a positive result, further evaluation often involves reflex confirmation tests to ascertain accuracy. The Lupus Anticoagulant Screen ratio helps assess the coagulation process, aiding in diagnosing and managing conditions related to increased clotting risks. Schedule your Lupus Anticoagulant screening at Sprint Diagnostics near your location in Hyderbad for affordable pricing and accurate testing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Lupus Anticoagulant Screen is used to determine whether you have lupus anticoagulants in your blood. These antibodies can increase your risk of developing blood clots in veins and arteries, leading to conditions like deep vein thrombosis, stroke, or recurrent miscarriages.

A positive result indicates the presence of lupus anticoagulants in your blood. However, it does not necessarily mean you have lupus. These antibodies can be associated with other conditions, and your healthcare provider will likely order additional tests to confirm the diagnosis.

During pregnancy, the lupus anticoagulant test is utilized to identify antibodies associated with clotting disorders. Positive results may suggest a higher risk of complications such as blood clots or miscarriages.

The origin of the name "Lupus anticoagulants" can be traced back to their initial discovery in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Nevertheless, it is worth noting that the majority of individuals with lupus anticoagulants do not suffer from SLE.

The location of clots can have severe consequences, potentially endangering one's life. However, administering blood thinners can effectively avert the formation of clots and any associated complications.

The price of Lupus Anticoagulant Screening in Hyderbad is just ₹900 available at your nearest sprint diagnostics centre.

Lupus Anticoagulant Screen (PTT-LA Method)
₹ 900
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