At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine whether one or more of your coagulation factors are decreased, absent or increased.
When to Get Tested?
When you have unexplained or prolonged bleeding, an abnormal Prothrombin Time (PT) or Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT) test, or have a relative with a hereditary coagulation factor deficiency; you may be tested when your doctor wants to monitor the severity of a factor deficiency and/or the effectiveness of treatment
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?