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A blood clotting test, also known as a coagulation blood test, is used to determine how well the blood is able to form blood clots to stop bleeding after the skin has been cut or broken. The test may be ordered for any number of conditions where a doctor has concerns about the patient’s ability to form blood clots. The test is often ordered before a patient has a surgery, and may also be used to discover the potential cause of multiple miscarriages. How It Works During a coagulation blood test, a blood sample is taken and sent to the lab to discover any abnormalities in the level of platelets in the blood or the level of blood clotting agents in the body. This test also includes a “bleeding test”. For the bleeding test, the lab technician will clean an area of the skin and then make one or more small incisions to that area. The technician then waits to see how long it takes the body to stop the bleeding on its own. The technician blots the blood away from the skin every 30 seconds until the bleeding stops. Blood clotting involves both cellular platelets and a protein called fibrin. If either of these components is not working properly, it can cause blood to continue to bleed out of the body for much longer than it should. This is a dangerous condition that can lead to substantial blood loss. Results Low levels of platelets in the blood or low levels of fibrin in the blood can inhibit the body’s ability to form blood clots. This deficiency may be due to a genetic predisposition or may be seen due to disease or environmental factors. If there are low levels of both platelets and fibrin, it is usually an acquired condition or environmental condition - such as liver disease, vitamin K deficiency, or cancer. Thank you for browsing our selection of Coagulation blood tests and panels. Shop additional Heart Health Tests confidentially and order online without insurance or a doctor's note.

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Homocysteine Blood Test

The Homocysteine Blood Test measures homocysteine levels in the blood to screen for a vitamin B12, B6, or folic acid deficiency.

Prothrombin Time (PT) w/INR and Partial Thromboplast...

The Prothrombin Time (PT) w/ INR and Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT) Blood Test helps detect and diagnose a bleeding or excessive clotting disorder.

D-Dimer Blood Test

The D-Dimer Blood Test detects and measures D-dimer levels in the blood to screen for a blood clotting disorder.

Prothrombin Time (PT) w/INR Blood Test

The Prothrombin Time w/ INR Blood Test is used to diagnose bleeding or clotting disorders and to determine if a medication that prevents blood clots is effective.

LUPUS Auto-Immune Blood Test Panel

A LUPUS blood test is used to help diagnose Lupus. This test includes Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) Direct, Complete Blood Count with Differential and Platelets (CBC), Urinalysis Complete, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Factor, Sedimentation Rate (ESR), C-Reactive Protein (CRP) High Sensitivity Cardiac Risk, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel - 14 tests, Prothrombin Time (PT) and Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT).

Fibrinogen Activity Blood Test

The Fibrinogen Activity Test is used to check for fibrinogen, coagulation factor, a protein that is essential for blood clot formation.

Fibrinogen Antigen Blood Test

The fibrinogen antigen blood test is used in the diagnosis of homozygous and heterozygous fibrinogen deficiency as well as dysfibrinogenemia; diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulation; fibrinogen levels can be used to assess the effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy.

AspirinWorks; (11-Dehydro Thromboxane B2) Urine Test...

The AspirinWorks Test Kit is an enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) to determine levels of 11-dehydrothromboxane B2 (11dhTxB2) in human urine, which aids in the qualitative detection of aspirin effect in apparently healthy individuals post ingestion.

Protein C Functional Blood Test

The Protein C Functional Blood Test is used to help investigate a possible clotting disorder.

Protein C Antigen Blood Test

A Protein C Antigen Blood Test is used the confirmation and characterization of protein C deficiency.

Heparin Anti-Xa Blood Text

The Heparin Anti-Xa Blood Test is used to monitor heparin levels in the blood to help prevent any potential complications that may arise from heparin therapy.

Fatty Acids, Erythrocytes - Doctor's Data Test Kit

The Fatty Acids, Erythrocytes test is used to assess levels of the essential and non-essential fatty acids required for optimal health and wellness. Note: This is a pre-paid shipping test kit that will be mailed and it requires a blood draw. Please Click Here to locate a lab for specimen collection.

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