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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To help investigate inappropriate blood clot formation (thrombotic episode or venous thromboembolism); to help determine the cause of recurrent miscarriage; as part of an evaluation for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
When to Get Tested?
When you have had one or more unexplained blood clots in a vein or artery; when you have had recurrent miscarriages, especially in the second and third trimesters
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?