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Activated protein c resistance test

An important test to determine whether you have an increased risk of developing a blood clot.

Venous blood
1 tests included
5 days turnaround

£99.00

£74.00

About Activated protein c resistance test

What is activated protein C?

Activated protein C (APC) is a protein produced by the body to reduce clotting. APC resistance is a disorder where the body does not respond properly to APC which, as a result, increases the body’s risk of clotting. The causes of APC resistance may be genetic or acquired. 

Blood clots can occur in different parts of the body such as in veins (venous thromboembolism) and must be detected early for treatment.

Why take the test?

This test screens for APC resistance by measuring the body’s clotting ability and is useful to determine whether you have an increased risk of developing a blood clot.

What's tested

Activated Protein C Resistance Test

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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