Factor II Deficiency tests
Factor II Deficiency
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Your doctor may recommend a factor II assay (test) to determine if your blood clots correctly. Factor ll is known as prothrombin and it is one of the substances in blood responsible for blood clot formation. If your blood has trouble clotting, you...
Your doctor may recommend a factor VIII assay test to determine whether your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs factor VIII in order to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series o...
A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body’s ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions known as the “coagulation cascade.” Coagulation is the process your bod...