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Antiphospholipid Antibody Test

Also Known as: Antiphospholipid Antibody Test, Antiphospholipid Antibody Serum Test, Antiphospholipid IgG + IgM Test
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Description - APLA test, an acronym for Antiphospholipid Antibody, is a blood test that detects increased levels of various antibodies. An increased level of antibodies may be found in people with autoimmune diseases or people with abnormal blood clots. An APLA blood test is an important tool for identifying antiphospholipid syndrome du ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The Antiphospholipid Antibody Test is a blood test that measures the levels of antibodies in your blood. These antibodies are proteins that your body produces in response to an infection or other foreign substance.

The Antiphospholipid Antibody Test is used to diagnose a variety of diseases, including:

- Lupus
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Hughes Syndrome
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Behcet's Disease

If you have certain medical conditions or are taking certain medications, your healthcare provider may recommend that you take an antiphospholipid antibody test. Conditions that may warrant this test include:

-A history of repeated miscarriages
-A history of premature births
-Heart valve disease
-Stroke
-Certain autoimmune disorders such as lupus

The normal range for an antiphospholipid antibody test is 0 to 20 Units/mL. This test measures the levels of antibodies against phospholipids in the blood. Antibodies are proteins that the body produces in response to foreign substances, such as bacteria or viruses.

There are a few things you can do to lower your antiphospholipid antibody test results.

  • First, make sure you are taking a supplement that contains vitamin C.
  • Second, take a fish oil supplement daily. Fish oil has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body, which can help to lower antiphospholipid antibodies.
  • Finally, make sure you are getting enough exercise and eating a healthy diet.

Yes, the Antiphospholipid Antibody Test is safe. There is no risk of contracting any disease from this test and it is not painful.

Before having an antiphospholipid antibody test, there are a few things you should do to prepare.

  • First, tell your doctor about any medications you are taking, as some can interfere with the results of the test.
  • Second, avoid eating or drinking anything for at least 8 hours before the test so that your blood will be fasting.
  • Lastly, make sure to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids in the days leading up to the test.

No, fasting is not required for Antiphospholipid Antibody Test.

Yes, home sample collection is available for Antiphospholipid Antibody Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

About This Test

APLA test, an acronym for Antiphospholipid Antibody, is a blood test that detects increased levels of various antibodies. When is the Antiphospholipid Antibody Test Prescribed? An antiphospholip
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