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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine whether levels of one or more of your coagulation factors are increased, normal, or decreased
When to Get Tested?
When you have unexplained or prolonged bleeding, abnormal results on coagulation screening tests such as prothrombin time (PT) or partial thromboplastin time (PTT), or have a relative with a hereditary coagulation factor deficiency; you may be tested when your healthcare practitioner wants to monitor the severity of a factor deficiency and/or the effectiveness of treatment.
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?