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Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies

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Also known as: Anti-Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1; β2-Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies; Beta 2GP1 Ab
Formal name: Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies IgG, IgM, and IgA
Related tests: Cardiolipin Antibodies, Lupus Anticoagulant, Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Anti-phosphatidylserine Antibodies, Anti-prothrombin Antibodies

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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

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?