What is the Factor IX Functional Assay test?
Factor IX, or Coagulating Factor IX, is one of the clotting proteins produced in the body. It is responsible for preventing excessive bleeding in the event of injury. The deficiency of this protein is usually an indication of a bleeding disorder called hemophilia B. Since they are lacking this clotting factor, people with factor IX deficiency tend to have uncontrolled bleeding every time they get an injury.
When is the Factor IX Functional Assay test recommended?
It is recommended in:If you tend to bleed a lot after getting vaccinated. If you get frequent nosebleeds. If you have bleeding in the joints without a known cause. Pregnant women who have a family history of bleeding disorders.For the newborn baby of a woman who is suffering from this condition. A retest after six months is conducted to confirm the presence of the condition in the infant. If there are multiple unusual bruises observed in older children.To assess the efficacy of the treatment for hemophilia.
What does it measure?
The Factor IX Functional Assay test: The factor IX test is part of a larger screening test to find out the type of bleeding disorder you have. Factor IX is a protein that helps form a blood clot. If humans are lacking this protein, they may have a bleeding disorder called hemophilia B. Hemophilia B is found mostly in males.When people with hemophilia get cut or injured, bleeding is very hard to stop because their blood does not have normal clotting substances. This is very dangerous when someone is severely injured. Hemophilia can also cause pain and bleeding inside the muscles or joints.The body's clotting factors are numbered by using the Roman numerals I through XIII. They work together in a special order, almost like pieces of a puzzle.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Factor IX Functional Assay test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Factor IX Functional Assay test in Bangalore is Rs. 1750.
How often should I get the Factor IX Functional Assay test?
Your doctor prescribes the Factor IX Functional Assay test after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Factor IX Functional Assay test?
70 - 120%
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Factor IX Functional Assay test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Factor IX Functional Assay test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Factor IX Functional Assay test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you
Why should I book a Factor IX Functional Assay test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!