hypercoagulability

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hypercoagulability

[‚hī·pər·kō‚ag·yə·lə′bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Coagulation of blood more rapidly than normal.
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Thrombophilia testing refers to laboratory testing performed to identify propensity to thrombosis.
The literature on the association between maternal inherited thrombophilia and RPL is mostly contradictory.
The patient had no history of DVT; however, as he was only 37 years old thrombophilia screening was performed, which showed a slightly low free protein S antigen level (45%) (normal range: 60%-130%).
Studies have shown that factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene mutation which are among the genetic causes of thrombophilia are not observed more frequently in IBD patients who experience thromboembolic attack and this is not a factor which predisposes IBD patients to thrombosis (21).
GenMark currently markets four tests that are FDA cleared for IVD use: Cystic Fibrosis Genotyping Test, Respiratory Viral Panel, Thrombophilia Risk Test, and Warfarin Sensitivity Test.
Blood tests may also be performed to assess blood clots, known as a thrombophilia, screen.
Inherited thrombophilia is a risk factor for pregnancies leading to reproductive disorders and recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL).
Recommended first-line thrombophilia tests include conditions that are most prevalent in children (Table 6).
He is also actively involved in project work involving patients with neonatal cord blood screening, thrombophilia screening, malignancy molecular diagnostics, and several immunodeficiency disorders aimed at defining the molecular profile of these congenital disorders.
Maker of eSensor XT-8 system and cartridge, and reagents for cystic fibrosis, thrombophilia, and warfarin
My daughter recently convinced me to have my first genetic test, after she tested positive for factor V Leiden thrombophilia, a risk factor for blood clotting disorder.