What is the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test?
Cardiolipin antibodies are autoantibodies produced by the immune system that mistakenly target the body’s own cardiolipins which are substances found in the outermost layer of cells (cell membranes) and platelets. This autoantibody can affect the body’s ability to regulate blood clotting in a way that is not well understood.
When is the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test recommended?
It is recommended in:Symptoms such as suggestive of a thrombotic episode, such as pain and swelling in the extremities, acute stroke, shortness of breath, or headaches. It might also be requested when a woman has had recurrent miscarriages or requested with lupus anticoagulant testing as a follow-up to a prolonged PTT test.
What does it measure?
The Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test: Analyzes the existence of cardiolipin antibodies in the blood. It is mainly found in patients with autoimmune disorders. These cardiolipins are found in the cell membranes of our bodies, and cardiolipin antibodies target them by mistake. These antibodies regulate the clotting of blood in the body. Their presence may indicate Syphilis, Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), and Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The Cardiolipin IgA test is also helpful in analyzing the causes of repeated miscarriages and unexplained clotting of blood.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 123 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test in Mumbai is Rs. 980.
How often should I get the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test?
The Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test?
< 15 g/L
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 Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test in Mumbai?
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 Cardiolipin Antibody IgA test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. 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!