What is the Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma Test?
The Antithrombin III blood test has quite a few other names, like the Functional Antithrombin III test or the AT III test. When we bleed, our body naturally prepares a defense mechanism that prevents excessive blood loss. The process is known as clotting. There are clotting factors or proteins that regulate clotting and maintain blood flow in our blood vessels.
When is the Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma Test recommended?
If the antithrombin level is lower than normal, you likely have an antithrombin deficiency. It puts you at an increased risk of developing DVT and other conditions, including:
Phlebitis, or inflammation of the veins.
Thrombophlebitis, or inflammation of the veins that causes a clot to form.
A pulmonary embolus, or blood clotting in the lung.
A heart attack if the blood clot travels to the arteries of the heart.
A stroke if the blood clot travels to the arteries of the brain.
What does it measure?
The Antithrombin III (ATIII) Plasma test:
Analyzes the function and quantity of antithrombin in the blood. Antithrombin is a protein that is produced in the liver to help control blood clotting. Normally, when a blood vessel is injured, the body activates a series of coagulation factors in a process called the coagulation cascade, to form a blood clot and prevent further blood loss.
Antithrombin helps to regulate this process by inhibiting the actions of several activated coagulation factors, chiefly thrombin, and factor Xa, to slow down the process and prevent excessive or inappropriate clotting.
This Antithrombin III testing is also used when a person is not responding as expected to heparin anticoagulation and when unusually high doses of heparin are necessary to achieve the desired level of anticoagulation.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 35 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma Test in Delhi?
The cost of the Antithrombin III (ATIII) Plasma test in Delhi is Rs. 3,300.
How often should I get the Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma Test?
Antithrombin III (ATIII) Plasma test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma Test?
80% - 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 an Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma test in Delhi?
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 an Antithrombin III (ATIII), Plasma test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. 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!
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