Factor v leiden

What is Factor v leiden?

An abnormal form of clotting factor 5 that leads to recurrent blood clotting which is a hypercoagulable state.

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Is fasting required for a factor v leiden, ptgenb, acpreb or antithrobmin activitiy blood tests in general? ( my doctor is out of town and I need...

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Brief Answer:
No need of fasting.

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I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Fasting is not...

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I recently had an Activated Protein C Resistance lab test to see if I had Factor V Laiden so I could get on birth control pills. This does...

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Brief Answer:
It is borderline

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Thanks for your query.

Though you need to follow the reference range provided by your lab,...

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